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Two dead, 35 injured in stampede at Santragachhi railway station

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit KalraBy Shobhit Kalra

Published on 23 Oct 2018 3:56 PM GMT

Two dead, 35 injured on footbridge at Santragachhi railway station
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Kolkata: At least two people have been killed and 35 others are injured in a stampede following heavy rush of passengers on a footbridge at Santragachhi junction in Howrah in West Bengal.

People injured have been rushed to nearby hospitals. Stampede occurred after two trains were announced arriving on same platform.

"Two persons have died and 12 others injured in the incident. One person is critical," West Bengal Chief Minister Mamata Banerjee said.

Shobhit Kalra

Shobhit Kalra

Writer has 10 years of experience in digital media. Presently working as Chief Sub Editor at newstrack.com. An avid reader and always willing to learn new things and techniques.

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