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Elphinstone Station-Parel stampede: Bodies of 19 out of 22 victims identified, confirms Mumbai civic body

Mumbai: Nineteen of the 22 people killed in a stampede at a railway foot overbridge (FOB) in Mumbai on Friday morning have been identified, a civic official said.

"We carried out a detailed verification of documents and ascertained the identity of 19 victims (deceased) so far," IA Kundan, Additional Municipal Commissioner, told PTI.

 Elphinstone Station-Parel stampede: Bodies of 19 out of 22 victims identified, confirms Mumbai civic body

The scene outside the Elphinstone Road station. Firstpost

A help desk has been set up at KEM Hospital to facilitate the identity of those killed, who were taken to the civic body-run medical facility, and share details with their relatives, she said.

Postmortem examinations are being carried out after which the bodies will be handed over to their families, the officer said.

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Updated Date: Sep 29, 2017 18:05:44 IST