One person was killed and three others were injured after a stampede occurred at Surat railway station in Gujarat: 1 killed, 3 injured in stampede at Surat railway station. According to the officials, the stampede occurred due to huge crowd of people at the railway station.
Thousands of passengers were at the station to travel to their native places in different states. The incident took place while passengers were boarding a train, according to officials. Superintendent of Police Western Railway Vadodara Division, Sarojini Kumari, said that the injured have been shifted to the hospital and are undergoing treatment.
During the festive season, the railways run special trains so that outstation people can travel to their native places. These special trains attract a large number of passengers at the station, which sometimes turns chaotic, leading to stampedes.
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