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Stampede at Hindu Festival Kills 12 in Northern India

Police in northern India say a stampede early Saturday outside a Hindu temple has killed at least 12 people. Authorities say the incident happened as hundreds of devotees of Indian guru Jai Gurudev gathered in Varanasi, a Hindu holy town in Uttar Pradesh state, a place known for its temples. "We can confirm that 12 people have been killed and five others are seriously injured. We are monitoring the situation," Daljeet Chaudhary, the additional director general of police, told...

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