40 killed, 100 injured in Jodhpur temple stampede

September 30th, 2008 - 11:17 am ICT by ANI  

Jodhpur, Sept 30 (ANI): At least 40 people were killed and over 100 were injured, when a stampede occurred at the Chamunda Devi Temple in Jodhpur today.

The devotees in huge number, especially women, had gathered at the temple from early morning in view of the Navratra festival.

According to sources, out of 40, 30 bodies were brought to Mahatma Gandhi Hospital and the remaining 10 to Mathura Das Hospital here.

The reason for the stampede was not known yet. (ANI)

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