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Hathras Tragedy: Tragic Stampede At Uttar Pradesh Religious Event Claims 87 Lives

A stampede occurred at a religious gathering in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras on Tuesday, leading to multiple fatalities. The stampede occurred during a ‘satsang’. The event, dedicated to Lord Shiva, took place in Ratibhanpur. As it concluded, a stampede broke out, resulting in several injuries among attendees, including women and children. At least 87 individuals, including women […]

A stampede occurred at a religious gathering in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras on Tuesday, leading to multiple fatalities. The stampede occurred during a ‘satsang’.

The event, dedicated to Lord Shiva, took place in Ratibhanpur. As it concluded, a stampede broke out, resulting in several injuries among attendees, including women and children.

At least 87 individuals, including women and three children, lost their lives in a tragic stampede at a religious gathering in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras on Tuesday, as confirmed by officials.

Following the incident, Chief Minister Yogi Adityanath has directed the formation of a committee to investigate the matter. President Droupadi Murmu also conveyed her condolences to the families of the deceased.

Meanwhile, Etah SSP Rajesh Kumar Singh says, “… A religious event was going on in Mughalgarhi village of Hathras district when the stampede occurred. So far 27 dead bodies have been received in the Etah Hospital, including 23 women, 3 children, and 1 man. The injured have not reached the hospital… Further investigation is being carried out. Identification of these 27 bodies is being carried out…”

Hathras District Magistrate Ashish Kumar reported that approximately 50-60 deaths occurred in the district, based on information from the community health centre.

This is a developing story.

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