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63 killed in stampede at ashram

At least 63 people were killed and 15 others injured in a stampede on Thursday in a local ashram where nearly 10,000 people had converged for a ritual.
The stampede took place after the gate of Kripalu Maharaj's ashram, 60 kms from Pratapgarh, collapsed during distribution of food on the occasion of Shradh of his wife, Sub-divisional Magistrate Kunda Shyama Charan said. [Link]