Hindu temple of Naina Devi crowd incident 03/08/2008

146 dead in stampede at Naina Devi temple in Himachal

Rumours of a landslide and rolling down of boulders from a nearby hilltop spread fear among the devotees resulting in the stampede on Sunday.

Naina Devi Temple Tragedy – one more addition to the long list of Temple Stampedes

In a temple tragedy on Sunday at the famous Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur District of Himachal Pradesh more than 145 pilgrims have died in a stampede triggered by rumors of a landslide.

Stampede leaves 147 dead at Naina Devi shrine in HP

The incident is yet another reminder that India has a long way to go in putting in place a crowd-control mechanism, especially at religious places, reports Prabhjit Singh.

At least 145 killed in India temple stampede

At least 145 pilgrims, including 30 children, were killed in a stampede yesterday that was apparently sparked by rumours of a landslide at a Himalayan hill shrine in northern India.

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