The incident took place at around 10:30 A.M. killing over 22 people and leaving more than 35 injured due to heavy crowd at the foot over bridge after rains.
Those injured have been rushed to KEM Hospital.
Police Officials suspects a short-circuit with a loud noise near the bridge leading to panic resulting in the stampede.
Bollywood celebrities have reacted on the incident and took their Twitter handle to share condolences.
Here’re the reactions:
Horrified, saddened & jolted by the deaths & injuries caused due to the stampede at #Elphinstone station in Mumbai. Prayers & condolences.🙏— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) September 29, 2017
Nowhere do extremes between wealth n poverty show more than in Mumbai. Costliest real estate in world and human tragedies like #elphinstone— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) September 29, 2017
So tragic and saddening to hear about the #Elphinstone stampede, my prayers and deepest condolences to the families of all the victims🙏— Vivek Anand Oberoi (@vivek_oberoi) September 29, 2017