Sunday, October 16, 2016

Varanasi Stampede: Death toll to 25,Fifty injured
October 16, 2016
Uttar Pradesh, death toll reached to 25 ( twenty five ) in Varanasi stampede incident.More than fifty injured people are being treated in different hospitals of the city.
Police told media that out of twenty five victims twenty dead bodies of victims have been identified so far. Uttar Pradesh Government had suspended five police officers including SP City and SP Traffic of Varanasi.
Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav had ordered magistrate inquiry into the incident.The stampede happened at Rajghat bridge in Ramnagar area when thousands of followers of jai gurudev sect were passing through the bridge.
The Prime Minister and state chief minister both have announced financial assistance to the next of kin of victims and for injured persons.The state government has also instructed to district administration and medical department to ensure free treatment of injured people.

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