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The death toll from a stampede in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 123


Media reports in India revealed on Thursday that the death toll from the stampede that occurred recently in the city of Hathras in the state of Uttar Pradesh had risen to 123 people.

Thu 04 Jul 2024 | 09:36 PM
The death toll from a stampede in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 123
The death toll from a stampede in the Indian state of Uttar Pradesh has risen to 123
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Media reports in India revealed on Thursday that the death toll from the stampede that occurred recently in the city of Hathras in the state of Uttar Pradesh had risen to 123 people.

The Indian channel (NDTV) reported, in its English version, that the police have not arrested anyone in connection with this incident so far, noting that investigations are still underway to determine the causes and circumstances of its occurrence.

For his part, Deputy Prime Minister of the state, Brijesh Pathak, pledged to take strict measures against anyone proven to be negligent or involved in this stampede. He explained that the report related to the investigation into the incident is expected to be issued soon, noting that some bodies have not yet been identified and that more Of the 20 people still receiving treatment in hospitals.

The accident occurred the day before Tuesday, during a religious gathering in one of the villages of the city of Hathras due to overcrowding and severe crowding. Indian Prime Minister Narendra Modi and President Draupadi Murmu expressed their condolences to the families of the dead and directed the need to provide the necessary assistance to the state government.

The state's Prime Minister Yogi Adityanath had previously ordered the opening of an investigation into the accident and providing the necessary relief and rescue efforts, care and treatment for the injured, while the authorities were ordered to provide financial compensation to the injured and the families of the dead.