Sta­tion stam­pede kills 22

Otago Daily Times - - The World -

A stam­pede on a crowded pedes­trian bridge con­nect­ing two rail­way sta­tions in Mum­bai killed 22 peo­ple and in­jured 27 yes­ter­day.

When fall­ing con­crete hit the bridge rail­ing, peo­ple thought the bridge would col­lapse and surged to es­cape, a Mum­bai po­lice of­fi­cial said.

Peo­ple had been crowd­ing un­der the canopy cov­er­ing the bridge to es­cape heavy rains.

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