32 people killed in stampede in Patna's Gandhi Maidan during Dussehra event

PATNA: At least 32 people, including 20 women and 10 children, were killed and 26 others injured in a stampede that broke out this evening at the sprawling Gandhi Maidan filled with huge crowds here shortly after the end of the Dussehra celebrations.

Patna's Dussehra day stampede death toll 32, may go further up

 At least 32 people, including women and children, died in a stampede Friday evening after the burning of the Ravana effigy at the Gandhi Maidan here, officials said.

32 dead in Patna stampede during Dussehra celebrations

Thirty-two people were killed and 21 injured in a stampede that broke out on Friday evening at the Gandhi Maidan in Patna, shortly after the Dussehra celebrations ended.

Patna stampede: 33 killed, 29 injured during Dussehra celebration at Gandhi Maidan

Some eyewitnesses said that panic broke out following rumours that a live electric wire had fallen to the ground.


Tragedy strikes Patna Dussehra venue, 32 dead in stampede

Prime Minister Narendra Modi spoke to the Bihar chief minister to enquire about the stampede. He sanctioned Rs 2 lakh each for the next of those killed.

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