SAD! 27 persons die others injured in religious stampede

No fewer than 27 people, mostly women, died in a stampede at a religious gathering in a town in northern India on Tuesday.

Local medical authorities said the stampede in Mughalghari village in Uttar Pradesh took place as hundreds of people that gathered for a Hindu prayer meeting were leaving the venue.


The local Chief Medical Officer, Rajkumar Aggarwal, said 27 bodies were taken to a local hospital, most of them women and children.

He added that many others were injured.


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