100 pilgrims killed in stampede at Indian festival
IDUKKI, India (AP) - Indian officials say more than 100 pilgrims
have been killed in stampede following a religious festival in
The stampede occurred Friday night when a jeep filled with
pilgrims lost control and smashed into a crowd of worshippers
returning from offering prayers at a shrine in the state of Kerala,
said Sanjay Kumar, a top police official in the area.
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