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Stampeded at Bhavnath fair in Junagadh

A stampeded occurred at Bhavnath Temple route today at Junagadh District in Gujarat. The Bhavnath fair is to conclude tomorrow on occasion of Shivratri festival and hence, there had been heavy rush of devotees leading to the temple.

Gujarat Chief Minister Shri Narendra Modi on Twitter said, “the stamped in Junagadh is unfortunate. Have constituted high level inquiry and announced Rs 1 lakh compensation for families of victims.”

Shri Modi further further tweeted, “the situation is under control and we assure that all help is extended at the spot.”

Gujarat govt has announced Rs 1 lakh relief to relatives of those died in this incident. The Government has ordered probe into this incident.

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