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10 dead in India temple stampede

Published 25/08/2014 | 10:16

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Stampedes are fairly common during India's religious gatherings and festivals

A pre-dawn stampede has killed 10 people at a temple in central India.

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The stampede happened early today in Satna district of Madhya Pradesh, said SR Yadav, Satna's deputy superintendent of police.

Deadly stampedes are fairly common during India's often-chaotic religious gatherings and festivals, where large crowds gather in small areas with few safety or crowd control measures.

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