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11 killed, several injured in stampede in Jharkhand

In Jharkhand, at least eleven people have been killed and over a dozen injured in a stampede at a temple in Deoghar town. According to the district administration, the stampede occurred at 5 am when people were trying to jump queue in order to get closer to the temple. Jharkhand Chief Minister Raghubar Das expressed grief at the death of 11 persons in the Deogarh stampede. He announced a compensation of Rs 2 lakh to the kin of those killed in the stampede while injured would be given Rs 50,000. 
Prime Minister, Shri Narendra Modi, has condoled the loss of lives due to a stampede in Jharkhand. "Pained at loss of lives due to the stampede in Jharkhand. My thoughts and prayers are with the families of the deceased in this hour of grief. I pray that the injured recover quickly. I spoke to Chief Minister Raghubar Das ji on the incident.," the Prime Minister said.