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Stampede Near Indian Hindu Temple Kills 110

Officials in central India have ordered a judicial inquiry into what caused the stampede on a bridge leading to a remote Hindu temple in Madhya Pradesh state that killed at least 110 people. Authorities say 100 people were injured Sunday in the incident. Witnesses say pilgrims panicked and began to stampede after some railings on the bridge broke, spurring rumors the bridge would collapse. Some devotees were crushed to death under the feet of fellow worshippers, while others drowned after ...

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