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2014-01-24 23:21:32

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2009-05-24 11:40:00

A stampede at a music festival in the Moroccan capital of Rabat has left at least 11 people dead and another 30 hurt, a Moroccan news agency says. CNN said Sunday, citing a Maghreb Arab Press report, the deadly stampede occurred Saturday night after the eight-day Mawazine music festival came to a close. Five women and two children, whose ages were not reported, were among those killed in the stampede at Hay Nahda stadium. Thousands of people had been in the Rabat stadium to take part in the...

2009-03-15 10:33:44

Two women were hurt during a frantic stampede at a New York casting call for America's Next Top Model, authorities say. The New York Daily News said Sunday that, according to witnesses, the riot was the result of tension among hundreds of Model hopefuls, a nearby overheating car and several people in the casting call crowd shouting out There's a bomb. The girls were running like it was 9/11 (Sept. 11, 2001) part two, Jennifer Brown, a 27-year-old involved in Saturday's incident, said. I...

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. Television footage filmed outside the temple, located in a 15th- century fort in the city of Jodhpur, showed police and onlookers using blankets to carry out the injured and dead. Laying them down on the pavement, people struggled to...

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. Severe overcrowding apparently caused the crush as more than 12,000 people gathered at the temple to celebrate a Hindu festival, Jodhpur Police Supt Malini Agarwal said. Television footage showed dozens of bodies lying on the pavement, while nearby frantic people tried to revive unconscious devotees, slapping their faces...

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2008-09-30 09:45:00

By Associated Press JAIPUR, India -- 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. Severe overcrowding apparently caused the crush as more than 12,000 people gathered at the temple to celebrate a Hindu festival, Jodhpur Police Superintendent Malini Agarwal said. At least 80 bodies were at two local government hospitals, Agarwal said, adding most of the...

2008-08-04 18:00:17

THOUSANDS of panicked pilgrims stampeded yesterday at a remote mountain-top temple in northern India, sending dozens of people plummeting to their deaths and trampling scores more. Police said 145 people were killed in the crush while attending a religious festival at the Naina Devi Temple in Himachal Pradesh state. Earlier police had put the death toll at 68, but victims that had tumbled down the mountain when a guard rail broke were discovered later, said senior police officer R. N....

2008-08-04 09:00:04

By GAVIN RABINOWITZ By Gavin Rabinowitz The Associated Press NEW DELHI Thousands of panicked pilgrims stampeded Sunday at a remote mountaintop temple in northern India during celebrations to honor a Hindu goddess. Scores of people were sent plummeting to their deaths and scores more were trampled. Police said 145 died. Rumors of a landslide apparently started the panic at the shrine in the foothills of the Himalayas, said C.P. Verma, a senior government official in the Bilaspur...

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. Thousands of pilgrims had traveled to Naina Devi, a hilltop temple in the state of Himachal Pradesh, for a festival celebrating a Hindu goddess. A long line of pilgrims had formed along a stepped path leading up to the temple in the morning when heavy rains...


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