At least one person died while several others were injured in a stampede at Lakhisarai in Bihar. The incident occurred at Ashok Dham temple in Lakhisarai were a number of devotees of lord Shiva had arrived to offer prayers.
According to the information, the crowd was uncontrollable and some even crossed over barricades installed by the police.
The district magistrate of the area, along with other officials, was present at the spot when the stampede occurred. Mediapersons were prevented to covering the stampede.
According to news agency ANI, police, district administration and medical teams were rushed to the spot immediately and rescue operations were initiated.
The injured devotees were initially treated inside the Temple premises, following which they were taken to a nearby hospital.