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One killed, 13 injured in Kanpur temple stampede

Last Updated: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 09:19

Zeenews Bureau

Kanpur: In a tragic incident, at least one person was killed and over a dozen injured when a stampede broke out at a temple in Kanpur late on Monday.

According to reports, the tragedy occurred when hundreds of devotees had gathered to celebrate the Budhwa Mangal festival at the Hanuman temple of Panki, about 7 km from Kanpur.
According to an eyewitness, the stampede occurred due to poor crowd arrangements.

Those injured are presently being treated at hospital.

More details are awaited.

First Published: Tuesday, September 25, 2012 - 09:19
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