China: 14 killed in stampede during religious gathering
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Last Updated: Monday, January 06, 2014, 05:26
  
Beijing: Fourteen people were killed and 10 others injured in a stampede during a religious gathering in northwest China's Ningxia Hui autonomous region Sunday, authorities said.

The stampede occurred at 1 pm during the process of handing out traditional religious food to attendees at a event to commemorate a late religious figure in a mosque in Ningxia's Xiji town of Guyuan city, Xinhua reported.

The injured were hospitalised immediately, with four in critical condition. Investigation is underway.

IANS

First Published: Monday, January 06, 2014, 05:26


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