Date: Wednesday, 24-October-2018, 1:29 AM | Message # 1
2 Killed, 14 Injured In Stampede At Foot Overbridge In Bengal's Howrah
NDTV Published on Oct 23, 2018
Two persons were killed and 14 injured in a stampede on a foot overbridge at the Santragachi railway station in West Bengal's Howrah on Tuesday evening after announcements were made about simultaneous arrival of trains on platforms connected by the overbridge. The incident occurred at around 6.30 pm between platform numbers two and three at Santragachi station in Howrah when Nagercoil-Shalimar Express and two EMU locals arrived there around the same time and passengers rushed to the platforms to board the trains, South Eastern Railway spokesman Sanjay Ghosh said.