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Western Railway releases list of people killed in Elphinstone Road stampede

DECCAN CHRONICLE.
Published Sep 29, 2017, 7:29 pm IST
Updated Sep 29, 2017, 7:29 pm IST
In the list 17 people were identified while identities of five people are still unknown.
At least 22 people were killed in a stampede on foot overbridge at Elphinstone Road railway station on Friday. (Photo: PTI)
 At least 22 people were killed in a stampede on foot overbridge at Elphinstone Road railway station on Friday. (Photo: PTI)

Mumbai: The Western Railway released the list of 22 passengers killed in the Elphinstone Road foot overbridge stampede on Friday morning.

In the list 17 people were identified while identities of five people are still unknown.  

 

According to the list 14 males and eight females were among the 22 killed.

Western Railway has also released the list of those injured in the incident.

The Maharashtra government has announced an exgratia of Rs 5 lakh to the next of kin of those killed in the incident. The Railways has also announced an exgratia of Rs 5 lakh to families of those killed.

Railways Minister Piyush Goyal said the expenses of injured will be borne and compensation of Rs 1 lakh will be given to those seriously injured while Rs 50,000 will be given for the treatment of other injured victims in the incident.

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