President Ram Nath Kovind today expressed condolence over the deaths caused by a stampede in Mumbai.
“Anguished by the loss of lives in the stampede in Mumbai. Condolences to the bereaved families; prayers with injured,” Kovind said in a tweet.
At least 22 people were killed and several injured in a rush hour stampede on a foot over-bridge linking Elphinstone Road and Parel suburban railway stations in Mumbai this morning.
Railways Minister Piyush Goyal has ordered high-level inquiry into the incident.