11 Killed, 30 Injured in Jharkhand Temple Stampede

At least 11 people, including a woman, were killed and 30 others injured in a temple stampede in Jharkhand\'s Deogarh district early today.

Published: 10th August 2015 09:13 AM  |   Last Updated: 10th August 2015 12:36 PM   |  A+A-


Injured being rushed to a hospital | ANI


RANCHI: At least 11 people, including a woman, were killed and 30 others injured in a temple stampede in Jharkhand's Deogarh district early today, police said.

"Ten men and a woman died as the devotees tried to overtake each other around 4 am," Deputy Commissioner of police, Deogarh Amit Kumar told PTI.

The incident took place near a Durga temple at Belabagan More on Deogarh-Jassidih, about 350 kilometres from Ranchi, Civil Surgeon Diwakar Kamath said.

All the injured are being treated at a nearby hospital, Kamath said.

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