Stampede in Puri Jagannath temple of Odisha, 10 injured

A stampede-like situation occurred outside the Puri Jagannath temple in Odisha on Friday during the holy month of Kartika, said reports. 

Puri: A stampede-like situation occurred outside the Puri Jagannath temple in Odisha on Friday during the holy month of Kartika, said reports.

Reportedly, the devotees included a number of habisiyalas (widows). The stampede situation in Puri Jagannath Temple occurred when the devotees tried to push their way into the temple during the Mangala Arati.

As a result, as many as 10 devotees, habisiyalis and Sevayats have been injured in the stampede as it was difficult to tackle the huge crowd of devotees.

It is worth mentioning here that all the injured have been admitted to the Puri Headquarter Hospital (DHH) for treatment. Many of the devotees felt asphyxiated due to the heat and the huge crowd, said reliable reports.

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