Mumbai - The share of the foot over bridge dropped near Chhatrapati Shivaji station, 4 deaths, people buried in rubble

Mumbai - The share of the foot over bridge dropped near Chhatrapati Shivaji station, 4 deaths, people buried in rubble



  • Two women were also killed in the accident, 34 injured
  • The incident happened on Thursday evening, then there was a huge crowd around the station

Mumbai-A large part of a foot overbridge (FOB) near Chattrapati Shivaji station fell on Thursday evening. According to the police, 4 people, including two women, died in the accident. 34 people are injured. Due to debris on the road, many people were buried in it. The work to remove debris has begun.

Mumbai Police Accordingly, the foot overbridge connects the north end of the CSMT platform number one to the BT lane. Traffic was affected due to the accident. Many carts on the road were damaged. The injured have been taken to the hospital, some of them are said to be critical. The deceased include Apurva Prabhu (35), Ranjana Tambe (40) and Zahid Shiraz Khan (32). The name of one of the deceased is yet to be found.



The bridge has many big government offices
The bridge is located 500 meters from the BMC's office. In addition to the Times of India Building, there is also the headquarters of the Mumbai Police near the FOB and the CAMA Hospital. In the evening, there is a lot of crowd in this area.

Incident also happened in July 2018

Due to heavy rains in Mumbai in July 2018, the movement of local trains on the Western Line stalled for some time due to the fall of the share of one-foot overbridge in Andheri station. Five people were injured in this accident.

In September 2017, on the FOB formed at Elphinstone railway station, the stampede was
On September 29, 2017, a stampede on Foot over Bridge (FOB) was made at Elphinstone Railway Station in Parel area of Mumbai. 23 people were killed in the accident. Among the dead were 8 women. Then the Western Railway had told that a large crowd gathered on the FOB to avoid the rains and the rumor caused a panic.

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