|Published : 15 Oct 2016, 16:20:00 | Updated : 15 Oct 2016, 16:46:46|
19 die in India stampede
At least 19 people were killed and 50 others injured in a stampede on Saturday at a religious gathering at Varanasi in Uttar Pradesh of India.
The stampede took place near Rajghat bridge, where a large number of people had gathered for a tribute organised for spiritual leader Jai Gurudev, report news agencies.
Images showed rescuers among the dead and injured, besides shoes, clothes and belongings scattered around. Several ambulances have reached the area, said officials. –RH