Second victim of N-Delhi Rly station stampede identified

The second victim of the stampede at New Delhi Railway Station was today identified as Govind Rai of Begusarai district in Bihar.

New Delhi: The second victim of the stampede
at New Delhi Railway Station was today identified as Govind
Rai of Begusarai district in Bihar.

His body was identified this morning at the Lok Nayak Jai
Prakash Narain hospital mortuary by his father Anil Rai, who
was injured in the stampede, which claimed two lives
yesterday.

"Anil, who suffered minor injuries, was discharged from
LNJP hospital today," Additional Deputy Commissioner of Police
(Railways) B S Gurjar said.

The description that Anil gave had matched with the body
but he could not physically go to the mortuary yesterday and
identify it.

35-year-old Soni and 10-year-old Govind died in the
stampede following last minute change of platform for two
trains at the New Delhi Railway Station. Eight others were
injured in the incident.

PTI