Mumbai’s local trains killed 406 train commuters, hurt 871 from January to July
While 406 people died from falling off from crowded trains, 871 suffered serious injuries from January to July, revealed data released by the Government Railway Police (GRP). This means at least two commuters fall to their death every day while four suffer grievous injuries. Last year, 360 people died after falling off trains till July, and 654 people died through the year. “This year, the number of people who died and were injured has increased,” said Niket Kaushik, commissioner of railway police.