Scores die in temple stampede in India

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At least 89 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu temple in India. Pilgrims had been fasting for nine days, and thousands went to pay their respects to goddess Durga on the tenth day, but a stampede started when rumours that a bridge was collapsing began.

(Al Jazeera English YouTube channel)

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