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Times of India: 60 dead in Indian pilgrim stampede

Other News Materials 15 January 2011 01:30
The Times of India reported early Saturday that 60 people had died in a stampede apparently triggered by an accident during the Sabarimala pilgrimage, dpa reported.
Times of India: 60 dead in Indian pilgrim stampede

The Times of India reported early Saturday that 60 people had died in a stampede apparently triggered by an accident during the Sabarimala pilgrimage, dpa reported.

Around 90 persons were injured, The Times reported.

The Times quoted a local official from Thiruvananthapuram in the state of Kerala as saying the stampede was triggered by a jeep that broke down on the way back from the temple.

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