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27 Die In Indian Stampede

At least 18 killed during India festival stampede
NO fewer than 27 people, mostly women, died in a stampede at a religious gathering in a town in northern India on Tuesday.
Local medical authorities said the stampede in Mughalghari village in Uttar Pradesh took place as hundreds of people that gathered for a Hindu prayer meeting were leaving the venue.The local Chief Medical Officer, Rajkumar Aggarwal, said 27 bodies were taken to a local hospital, most of them women and children.
He added that many others were injured.(dpa/NAN)

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