Stampede at INS Hamla Naval Base in Malad Leaves Many Injured

No serious casualties are reported and the situation is under control now. 

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Stills from the stampede. (Photo: ANI)

INS Hamla, a naval base in Mumbai’s Malad, witnessed a stampede on Friday leaving many people injured.

Around 6,000 people had gathered at the naval base for recruitment while only 4,000 were expected to turn up. The overcrowding is believed to be the reason behind the stampede.

Police had to use batons for crowd-management. However, the situation ameliorated after the initial ruckus.

(With inputs from ANI)

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