Stampede in India Kills 10 Pilgrims Attending Hindu Festival

August 10, 2015 8:13 AM

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NEW DELHI — A stampede outside a temple early on Monday morning during a Hindu religious festival in eastern India left 10 pilgrims dead, government officials said.

A large mob had tried to force its way past a line of tens of thousands outside the Baidyanath temple in Deoghar, in Jharkhand State, said Ameet Kumar, the deputy commissioner of Deoghar.

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