10 August 2015

Stampede at Indian temple leaves 10 dead, dozens hurt

One of the Hindu pilgrims injured in a stampede during a Hindu religious festival at a temple in Deoghar town is brought for treatment at a hospital in Ranchi, Jharkhand state, India, Monday, Aug.10, 2015. Thousands of people tried to force their way into the temple when its gates opened at daybreak, police said.
A stampede at a temple during a Hindu religious festival left 10 pilgrims dead and dozens injured early Monday in eastern India, police said.

Thousands of people tried to force their way into the temple when its gates opened at daybreak in Deoghar, a town in Jharkhand state, police officer Subodh Kumar said.