2017 U17 World Cup India: England pay homage to Mumbai stampede victims

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The English youth national team paid their respects to the victims of the horrific accident in the city where they are training currently....

The England U17 team, who are currently preparing for the FIFA U17 World Cup at Mumbai, have paid homage to the horrific stampede the city witnessed at one of its suburban railway station that claimed the lives of 23 people and injured countless others. 

The incident, which occurred at the Elphinstone Road station, shocked the entirety of the country. 

The city, which is one of the six hosts of the 2017 FIFA U17 World Cup, has been grieving following Friday's disaster and the England U17 team has marked their respects for the victims. 

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Though England will be playing their group games of the tournament in Kolkata, they have been training at Mumbai. 

Before their practice session on Friday, the English team held a minute of silence to pay homage to the victims of the tragedy in what is definitely a commendable gesture. 

 

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