Stampede in Bangladesh During Hindu Ritual Leaves at Least 10 Dead

 / Updated  / Source: NBC News

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DHAKA — At least 10 people were killed in a stampede during a Hindu ritual attended by thousands of devotees on the banks of a river near the Bangladesh capital of Dhaka, police said on Friday.

All the victims were aged over 50 years, and seven were women. Around 30 people were injured in the incident at Narayanganj, around 20 kilometers (12 miles) away from Dhaka, police official Mohammad Jakaria told reporters.

— Reuters

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