Mumbai Crowd Incident 18/01/2014

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Mumbai stampede kills dozens mourning Indian spiritual leader

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India: Stampede at spiritual leader's homage kills 18

Mumbai police admit crowd management was poor and authorities at the scene were badly outnumbered

Stampede kills 18 mourners of Bohra spiritual leader in Mumbai

MUMBAI: A stampede killed at least 18 people in India’s financial hub Mumbai as a large crowd gathered to pay their last respects to a Muslim spiritual leader, police said.

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Funeral stampede kills 18 in Indian city of Mumbai

At least 18 people have been killed and more than 40 injured in a stampede in India’s western city of Mumbai.

Local officials say the incident happened when thousands of mourners gathered at the home of a Muslim spiritual leader who died on Friday.

Stampede at funeral in Mumbai

A large crowd joins a funeral procession for Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, 

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18 people killed and 50 injured in stampede as thousands gather for funeral

At least 18 people died and nearly 50 were injured in a stampede in India’s financial capital of Mumbai early on Saturday as thousands of mourners gathered following the death of the 102-year-old leader of a Muslim sect.

There’s a sad history of deadly stampedes at funerals. Here’s why.

More than 50 people were killed Tuesday and hundreds injured in a crush of bodies during a funeral procession for Maj. Gen. Qasem Soleimani in his hometown of Kerman, Iran, prompting officials to postpone the planned burial of Iran’s notorious military strategist, who was killed by a U.S. drone strike last week in Baghdad.

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