You are here: Rediff Home » India » News » PTI > Report
Search: The Web
   Discuss   |      Email   |      Print | Get latest news on your desktop

6 pilgrims killed, 50 injured in Bangla stampede
Get news updates:What's this?
April 06, 2005 18:18 IST

At least six Hindu devotees were killed in a stampede during birth anniversary celebrations of saint Hary Chand Thakur in south-western Bangladesh on Wednesday, officials said.

Over 50 people were injured in the stampede.

The stampede occurred as thousands of pilgrims gathered in Kasiani of Gopalganj district, about 200 km southwest of Dhaka, to take the holy dip.

© Copyright 2008 PTI. All rights reserved. Republication or redistribution of PTI content, including by framing or similar means, is expressly prohibited without the prior written consent.
More reports from Bangladesh
Read about: Bangladeshi Intrusion 2001

 Email  |    Print   |   Get latest news on your desktop

© 2008 India Limited. All Rights Reserved. Disclaimer | Feedback