MP Temple Stampede

Oct 14, 2013, 10:17 AM IST
The bodies of victims of a stampede lie on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.
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The bodies of victims of a stampede lie on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.

Indian villagers walk past the bodies of victims of a stampede on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.
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Indian villagers walk past the bodies of victims of a stampede on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.

Indian villagers gather after a deadly stampede on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.
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Indian villagers gather after a deadly stampede on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.

The bodies of victims of a stampede lie on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.
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The bodies of victims of a stampede lie on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.

Villagers stand near the bodies of victims of a stampede in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.
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Villagers stand near the bodies of victims of a stampede in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.

The bodies of victims of a stampede lie on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.
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The bodies of victims of a stampede lie on a bridge across the Sindh River in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state.

A man stands carrying a lifeless body of a young victim of a stampede in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state. Scores of people were killed Sunday in a stampede by masses of Hindu worshippers crossing the bridge to the remote Ratangarh village temple to honor the Hindu mother goddess Durga on the last day of the popular 10-day Navaratra festival.
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A man stands carrying a lifeless body of a young victim of a stampede in Datia district in Madhya Pradesh state. Scores of people were killed Sunday in a stampede by masses of Hindu worshippers crossing the bridge to the remote Ratangarh village temple to honor the Hindu mother goddess Durga on the last day of the popular 10-day Navaratra festival.