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Stampede Near Indian Hindu Temple Kills 89

Officials in India say at least 89 people were killed and 100 injured Sunday in a stampede on a bridge leading to a remote Hindu temple in Madhya Pradesh state. Police warned the death toll could rise as medics struggled to reach victims in the crush, which was triggered by rumors the bridge was about to collapse. Some devotees were crushed to death under the feet of fellow worshippers, while others drowned after falling or jumping into the Sindh River. Local media said as many as 500,000 ...

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