Indian temple stampede kills 10

Indian temple stampede kills 10

A stampede left at least 10 people dead early Monday morning during religious celebrations in eastern India, authorities said.

The stampede occurred at a Hindu temple in Jharkhand state.

It started at predawn hours as crowds tried to jump queues to get closer to the temple, said S.Murugan, a local police superintendent.

Chaos erupted toward the end of a 50,000-person queue as crowds tried to push forward when the temple gates opened, he said.

“All this led to a stampede,” he said.Read more

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