A Jharkhand government official has admitted administrative failure in handling the rush of devotees at Deoghar that led to a stampede leaving 11 people dead.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi on Monday expressed grief at the loss of lives in the temple stampede at Jharkhand's Deogarh district. Eleven people died in the incident.
Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das expressed grief at the death of 11 persons in a stampede in Deogarh. He issued directions for better treatment of the injured.
A stampede at a temple during a Hindu religious festival has left at least 11 dead in Deogarh town in Jharkhand on Monday, police said. The incident took place at 5 a.m.