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IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3

IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3
Police carry bodies outside the Naina Devi temple at Bilaspur in the northern Indian state of Himachal Pradesh. More than 150 Hindu worshippers were killed in a stampede during a religious festival, police said, most of whom died of suffocation with about 30 of the dead children. Iron railings leading to the Hindu temple broke, causing the stampede, senior police officers said. Thousands of worshippers gather at the temple in Bilaspur district every year to pray to a Hindu goddess during an annual festival. More than 3,000 people were trying to enter the temple premises at the same time when part of the railing broke, leading to panic, officials said. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3
Smoke blots out the sky as fires engulf woodlands in the Turkish coastal tourism province of Antalya. Firefighters worked through the night to bring under control a forest fire which engulfed 10,000 hectares (25,000 acres), the state Anatolian news agency said. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3
Israeli Prime Minister Ehud Olmert speaks during the weekly cabinet meeting in Jerusalem, Israel. Olmert announced last week that he will resign as prime minister after his Kadima Party holds leadership primaries in September. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3
Fatah fighters who were wounded during clashes with Hamas gunmen in the Gaza Strip are treated in Barzilai hospital in Ashkelon in southern Israel. In a rare move, Defence Minister Ehud Barak authorised a total of 150 un-armed Palestinians to cross in to Israel for refuge including about a dozen wounded who were taken to hospital for treatment. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3
Pope Benedict XVI holds Sunday Angelus in Brixen, Italy. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3
Former US President Bill Clinton and his daughter Chelsea tour an outdoor market in Monrovia, Liberia. Former President Clinton is visiting Clinton Foundation projects in four African countries over before heading to Mexico City to give a keynote address at the World AIDS Conference. (Getty Images)
IN PICS: News of the world Aug 3
NBC News Chief Foreign Affairs Correspondent Andrea Mitchell speaks as Judy Woodruff, Senior Correspondent of PBS' The NewsHour with Jim Lehrer and NBC News Political Director Chuck Todd listen during a taping of 'Meet the Press' at the NBC studios in Washington. The guests discussed issues related to the presidential elections in November. (Getty Images)