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In pictures: India temple stampede

The Chamunda Devi temple inside the 15th century Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur

At least 125 people have been killed in a stampede at a Hindu temple in the northern Indian state of Rajasthan. The temple is located in a fort overlooking the historic city of Jodhpur.

People gather at the site of the stampede at a temple in Jodhpur, India

A wall near the temple is said to have collapsed, causing panic among thousands of devotees. They were gathering to celebrate the start of a nine-day Hindu festival known as Navaratra.

People bringing out the victims of the stampede

At least 150 people were injured in the incident. Eyewitnesses said the path leading up to the temple shrine was narrow with many people trying to get in.

Police bringing out the victims of the stampede at a temple in Jodhpur

Devotees helped by the police carried out rescue operations.




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