- "Mumbai... you're killing me. Shame. Condolences," tweeted Sonakshi
- "In India, we get NO BENEFITS of the high taxation," tweeted Richa Chadha
- The tragedy happened at a narrow railway footover bridge
Loss of lives due to stampede. A normal day of work & travel turns tragic for many. Shocking. #Development ?— Anil Kapoor (@AnilKapoor) September 29, 2017
Feeling so shocked, sad & helpless after hearing about the Elphinstone road station stampede & the lives lost because of it.Very saddening.— Shraddha (@ShraddhaKapoor) September 29, 2017
"Mumbai... you're killing me. For a city that pays the highest tax, this is what we get in the name of basic infrastructure? Shame. Condolences," tweeted Sonakshi Sinha.
Mumbai...ur killing me. For a city that pays the highest tax, this is what v get in the name of basic infrastructure? Shame. Condolences.— Sonakshi Sinha (@sonakshisinha) September 29, 2017
"In India, we get NO BENEFITS of the high taxation. Life is cheap whether it's babies in Gorakhpur or people at #Elphinstone. Tragic. We lose more people in local train mishaps annually in Mumbai alone, (1500) than we do to terrorism. Who is accountable?" wrote Richa Chadha in an angry tweet.
We lose more ppl in local train mishaps annually in Mumbai alone,(1500) than we do to terrorism.Who is accountable?#Elphinstone— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) September 29, 2017
I's rather be an angry patriot than a fake nationalist...and demand more from our elected representatives,who are public servants,NOT RULERS— TheRichaChadha (@RichaChadha) September 29, 2017
Here's what the other celebrities wrote about the Elphinstone stampede.
My deepest condolence to the families who have lost their loved ones in D #elphinstonestampede . I hope & pray that the injured recover soon— Suniel Shetty (@SunielVShetty) September 29, 2017
Horrified, saddened & jolted by the deaths & injuries caused due to the stampede at #Elphinstone station in Mumbai. Prayers & condolences.— Anupam Kher (@AnupamPkher) September 29, 2017
Shocked to hear about the #ElphinstoneBridgeTragedy -my condolences to the families who have lost their loved ones & prayers for the injured— Riteish Deshmukh (@Riteishd) September 29, 2017
What a tragic loss of lives #Elphinstone. My condolences to the families of victims.Not the time to score political points.— Azmi Shabana (@AzmiShabana) September 29, 2017
A city u cant breathe, u cant find a place to live, you risk ur life traveling to work. City of Dreams or City of Nightmares? #elphinstone— Shekhar Kapur (@shekharkapur) September 29, 2017
My deepest condolences to all those who have lost their lives due to the stampede in Mumbai. Prayers with those who are injured.— Narendra Modi (@narendramodi) September 29, 2017
The Ministry of Railways has issued helpline numbers. "Many were waiting in the rain. There were too many people in a cramped space. When people were trying to rush to their trains, the stampede happened," said railway spokesperson Anil Saxena.