Jharkhand: At least 11 Killed, 50 injured in stampede near temple in Deoghar

At least 11 people were killed and 50 others injured in a stampede at a temple in Deoghar district of Jharkhand on Monday.

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According to reports, the incident took place at around 5:00 am near a temple of Goddess Durga.

Every year thousands of devotees flock to the temple in the month of August to offer the holy water of Ganga to Lord Shiva, at the famous Baidyanath temple.

The stampede occurred when people tried to jump queue, reports said.

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Injured people have been rushed to the hospital.

More details awaited

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