India: At 121 the dead from the trampling at a religious gathering

Officials continue to express fears that the death toll will rise

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The death toll from a stampede at a Hindu religious gathering in northern India has risen to 121.

Officials continue to express fears that the death toll will rise.

 

The incident occurred in a village in the Hathra district, about 200 kilometers southeast of the capital New Delhi, in the northern Indian state of Uttar Pradesh.