Home»Bihar-jharkhand » PHOTOS: Stampede At Chhat Puja In Patna; 10 Dead Including 4 Children

PHOTOS: Stampede at Chhat Puja in Patna; 10 dead including 4 children

PTI | Nov 20, 2012, 00:32AM IST
1 of 7

Patna: At least 17 people were killed and many others injured in a stampede on Monday at Adalatghat here on the bank of river Ganga during Chhath puja. The stampede occurred when panicked devotees rushed for safety after a make-shift bridge caved in at the ghat. 

 
Bihar Chief Secretary A K Sinha told a press conference on Monday night that the incident, which occured at around 7 PM on Monday, claimed ten lives.
 
He said bodies of four children and a woman were kept at Patna Medical College Hospital.
 
Earlier in the day, Senior Superintendent of Police (SP), City, Jayant Kant, had put the toll at 14.
 
 
Comments (0)
 
Email Print Comment