Two Killed, 15 injured in Puri stampede


Puri:Two women were killed and 10 injured in a stampede during Rathyatra in Puri on Saturday. Two among the injured are stated to be in a critical condition.

According to Police, one woman was killed near Balagandi square when Lord Balabhadra’s chariot “Taladhwaja” was passing through the area on the Grand Road, another died in a similar incident near Marichkot Chak.

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The injured has admitted to the district headquarters hospital and two among them have been shifted to the SCB Medical College and Hospital at Cuttack.

The deceased has not yet been identified and is reported to be around sixty years.