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Stat of the Day: Mumbai Train Deaths

Remarkable – “8 million people take the train in Mumbai everyday…The trains are easily the most crowded in the world: 500 people squeezed into a 200 person car. The trains stop for just a few seconds at each station and they don’t even have doors, so everyday, about 14 people die just trying to get on and off a train…” Full Story at NPR. Another source here.

That is close to 4000 deaths a year… some official stats (?) below:

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Written by Aman

July 8, 2008 at 8:19 pm

Posted in Global Health

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