17 Jul '11, 10am

'#Stampede' at bridge to #Clementi #MRT: #Hundreds #squeezed shoulder to shoulder

'#Stampede' at bridge to #Clementi #MRT: #Hundreds #squeezed shoulder to shoulder

was jammed-packed into this crowd of hundreds at Clementi MRT station last Friday (Jul 17) during the peak hour rush. 'A devastating stampede might have ensued,' said the concerned STOMPer. The STOMPer wrote: "This photo was taken last Friday during the evening rush hour at 6.45pm. "Hundreds of flustered commuters were jam-packed like sardines inside the narrow overhead bridge linking Clementi MRT station to the newly opened Clementi Mall. "Thankfully, marshals were on hand to enforce some law and order, if not, a stampede with devastating consequences would have ensued. "A normal journey that usually takes less than 30 seconds became a nerve-wrecking five-minute human traffic jam, as passengers were squeezed shoulder-to-shoulder - man, women, children in strollers and old folk alike. "Although MRT officials were on hand, there was little they could do apart from looking c...

Full article: http://singaporeseen.stomp.com.sg/stomp/sgseen/this_urban...

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