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Latest Jodhpur stampede Stories

2008-10-01 00:01:07

By Andrew Buncombe Disaster that crushed worshippers may have been sparked by bomb scare FRANTIC Hindu devotees battleddesperately to revive people trampled and crushed in a stampede at ahistoric temple yesterday that left at least 168 worshippers dead.

2008-09-30 18:00:47

At least 40 people were killed and more than 100 injured today when thousands of pilgrims stampeded at a Hindu temple in the historic town of Jodhpur in western India.

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2008-09-30 09:45:00

At least 80 people were killed and more than 150 injured when thousands of pilgrims stampeded today at a Hindu temple in the historic town of Jodhpur in western India, police said.

2008-08-04 09:00:03

By New York Times News Service NEW DELHI -- Nearly 150 pilgrims, many of them children, were trampled to death at a Hindu temple in northern India on Sunday, after rumors of a landslide set off a stampede, local officials said.


Word of the Day
pawl
  • A pivoted catch designed to fall into a notch on a ratchet wheel so as to allow movement in only one direction (e.g. on a windlass or in a clock mechanism), or alternatively to move the wheel in one direction.
The word 'pawl' probably comes from a Latin word meaning 'stake'.
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