"Around the same time is when a young girl slipped on the stairway leading to a domino effect and ensuing a stampede. Looking to escape, people trampled over one another. Within ten minutes, it was all over"
Members from the Shiv Sena attempted to attack forensic head of KEM Hospital, Dr Haris Pathak over the hospital's decision to identify the deceased victims of the Elphinstone Road station stampede by writing numbers on their foreheads.
He said, "We are turning a 150 yr old convention on its head, hereafter, FOBs will be deemed mandatory not a passenger amenity." The meeting was held at the Western Railway’s headquarters at Churchgate, Mumbai.