India's temple stampede claims 91

India's temple stampede claims 91 A STAMPEDE on a bridge outside a Hindu temple killed more than 90 people in India on Sunday, with many of the victims leaping to their deaths in the water below. Police warned that the number could rise further as medics struggled to make their way through hordes of pilgrims to reach the scene of the tragedy – the latest in a string of disasters at religious festivals. While officials said the panic appeared to have been sparked by a false rumour, witnesses said that the situation escalated when ...
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Added October 13, 2013
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