India temple stampede: 115 dead

At least 115 people have died and 100 others are injured after a crowd crossing a bridge to a temple in central India stampeded.

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'89 dead after rumours of bridge collapse' caused crush

Eighty-nine people, including 31 women and 17 children are believed to have been killed when a crowd stampeded during a festival at a temple in India, according to local media.

89 people are believed to have been killed in the stampede. Credit: APTN

The Hindu reports that the crush happened after rumours spread that a bridge that the devotees were crossing was about to collapse.

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