Traumatised Elphinstone stampede survivors, a challenge for doctors

On Friday, At least 23 commuters were killed a tragic stampede on a narrow railway foot-over bridge connecting the Parel-Elphinstone Road stations. The injuries of the patient who were admitted in the KEM Hospital for treatment. For a lot of people, the injuries have left an indelible impression. However, it’s a big challenge for the doctors to help these survivors resume their normal life

Traumatised Elphinstone stampede survivors, a challenge for doctorsThe gruesome Friday stampede left dozens of people injured. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. The tragic incident still haunts the injured leaving them shocked. And to ease the agony of these survivors, the doctors of KEM Hospital are taking all the […]

Elphinstone stampede: Doctors to help survivors to conquer their fear

On Friday morning, the horrific stampede that occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amidst a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station has claimed 23 lives with 19 are admitted at the hospital. Owing to which, counselling sessions will be arranged at KEM Hospital in order to help them to overcome the dreadful incident

Elphinstone stampede: Doctors to help survivors to conquer their fearThe gruesome Friday stampede not only snatched away the loved ones of their families. But for those who are injured, the scars are not only on the body but also on their mind. To help the mishap survivor’s cope, KEM Hospital’s administration has decided to counsel them so that they can conquer their fear and […]

Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unaware

Among the families affected by the spine-chilling stampede, two brothers from Uttar Pradesh were also affected by this unfortunate incident. Though, their parents do not know about their condition, the brothers do not want to inform them and cause them unnecessary pain

Brothers at KEM hospital, parents still unawareWhile many parts of the KEM Hospital were lit up and rangoli patterns were made to celebrate Dussehra on Saturday, Dharmendra Patel (20), a resident of Sion Koliwada secretly wished to be in his hometown to celebrate the festival with his brother and parents in Uttar Pradesh. However, Patel only prayed for his younger brother, […]

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEM

Reshma Kadam was one of the victims that got injured in the Elphinstone Road stampede on September 29. Among others, she also was hospitalised in KEM Hospital. Reshma’s mother, Pramita rushed to KEM after being informed about the stampede. After watching her daughter injured, Pramita became unconscious and had to be shifted to a separate ward in KEM Hospital

Mother faints after watching injured daughter, admitted in KEMIt’s said a mother could never watch an injury on her child’s body whether how grown up is the child, same is the case with a 27-year-old Reshma Kadam. Reshma was one of the victims that got injured in the stampede that occurred at Elphinstone Station in Mumbai on September 29. Among others, she also […]

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23

On Friday morning, the horrific stampede that occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amidst a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station has claimed 23 lives as of now with 32 still admitted at the hospital and two have taken discharged against doctor's medical advice

Elphinstone Stampede: Death toll rises to 23The Friday’s Elphinstone-Parel Bridge stampede claimed another life after Satyendra Kanojia, who was critically injured and admitted in intensive care unit of KEM Hospital , succumbed to his injuries on Saturday morning. The death toll is now 23. According to the hospital officials, Kanojia, who was one of the 61 casualties brought to the hospital on Friday, had severe […]

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’

On Friday, At least 23 people were killed and 38 were injured in a stampede at foot- over bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations. While speaking to My Medical Mantra, Rupesh Ahir, a survivor of this horrific incident, recounts it

‘Stampede could have been avoided, if people had not panicked’Unlike every day, 26-year-old Rupesh Aahir, a Shahad resident, left fo Parel (his workplace). But on Friday,  Rupesh’s journey  was not  ‘happy’ as he was one of those who were caught in the unfortunate stampede. Recounting the mishap, Rupesh said that it was pouring and people had gathered on the bridge to take a shelter, […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘I thought that was a hoax call’

Often people call and joke over the phone. In one such similar incident, Naresh Kamble’s wife got a call from his friend, to inform her about the tragic Elphinstone bridge stampede in which her husband got injured, which she dismissed thinking as a prank. But, when neighbour’s informed her about the same, she was shocked and rushed to KEM Hospital

Elphinstone bridge stampede: ‘I thought that was a hoax call’At least 23 people were killed and 38 are injured in a stampede at Mumbai’s Elphinstone railway station. The incident occurred during peak hours following rains. Naresh kamble, a Mankhurd resident, who works in a private company at Elphinstone, suffered a leg injury and was lucky to have been survived. Kamble is taking treatment in […]

Elphinstone stampede: ‘If I don’t stay with her now, who will?’

Says a 17-year-old boy about his injured mother gets us back to the same question, who is to blame now and what is the way forward from here

Elphinstone stampede: ‘If I don’t stay with her now, who will?’For the 17 year old Viresh Mahananda Sawant, the incident at the Elphinstone Bridge turned out to be a horrific one. His mother, Mahananda Sawant works as a housekeeper in a company in Parel area. As usual, she left for work in the morning, but unfortunately, she got stuck in the rail-bridge mishap. Sawant is studying […]

Elphinstone stampede: If required, treatment will be given at private hospitals, says Girish Mahajan

On Friday morning, an unfortunate stampede occurred at around 10:30 am, during morning rush hour amid a heavy downpour on a foot-over bridge in Mumbai's Elphinstone station, which connects two of the city's major local lines. Girish Mahajan, Medical Education Minister said, if required, treatment will also be given at private hospitals. And the government will bear the cost

Elphinstone stampede: If required, treatment will be given at private hospitals, says Girish MahajanThe horrific stampede claimed innocent lives, leaving many injured. “39 patients have suffered minor injuries, due to stampede, they felt suffocated. But they are fine now and will be discharged in a day or two. If required, treatment will also be given at private hospitals. And the government will bear the cost of the treatment,” […]

Elphinstone bridge stampede: Had she travelled with her father…

When it rains heavily in Mumbai, it brings back the old fear. This morning saw another tragedy in Mumbai when it was raining heavily. As on Friday, At least 22 passengers were killed, amongst which, 22-year-old Shraddha Varpe lost her life. Surprisingly, her father was also in the same train, but he was lucky to have been survived

Elphinstone bridge stampede: Had she travelled with her father…Like every day, Shraddha Varpe, a 22-year-old resident of Kalyan, who worked in her father’s office, left for work. But this day will haunt Shraddha’s family forever, as, Shraddha will never return. Every day, Shraddha would travel with her father in a gent’s compartment. But today, due to Navratri she wore a saree and headed […]