12 Lifeless, 14 Injured In Stampede At Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine In J&Ok


12 folks lifeless, over 14 others injured in a stampede at Jammu and Kashmir’s Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.

Jammu:

Twelve pilgrims have died and over a dozen injured in a stampede at Jammu and Kashmir’s Mata Vaishno Devi shrine. The stampede was once brought about by way of a “minor altercation amongst some younger boys” amid an enormous rush of devotees on New Yr, officers mentioned lately. Top Minister Narendra Modi is “in my opinion tracking and keeping an eye on the tragic scenario,” a minister in his place of business mentioned.

Mukesh Singh, the Further Director Common of Police or ADGP, showed that 12 pilgrims have died and no less than 14 are injured within the stampede. “All of the injured had been taken to a health center,” he added.

The incident came about out of doors the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine on Trikuta hills. Jammu and Kashmir Lt Governor Manoj Sinha mentioned {that a} high-level inquiry has been ordered into the stampede.

“Initial data from the scene suggests {that a} minor altercation amongst some younger boys ended in the stampede on the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine wherein 12 folks sadly died,” Jammu and Kashmir Director Common of Police Dilbag Singh mentioned.

“Police and officers from the civil management have been fast to reply, and the order throughout the crowd was once instantly restored, however by way of that point, the wear and tear have been finished,” he informed Press Accept as true with of India.

He additional mentioned that each one the ones injured had been taken to hospitals, the place the situation of a few is said to be “severe”.

The Lieutenant Governor of Jammu and Kashmir shared the helpline numbers of the Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine Board.

“Extraordinarily saddened by way of the lack of lives because of a stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan,” mentioned Top Minister Narendra Modi, sending his “condolences to the bereaved households.”

The Top Minister’s Administrative center additionally introduced an quantity of Rs 2 lakh each and every from the Top Minister’s Nationwide Aid Fund. The PMO mentioned that the volume could be given to the households of those that misplaced their lives because of the stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi Bhawan. The injured could be given Rs 50,000, the PM’s Administrative center added.

“Deeply pained on the lack of lives because of stampede at Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Shrine. My condolences to the households of the deceased & prayers with the injured,” the Lieutenant Governor of J&Ok, Manoj Sinha mentioned in a tweet from his reliable account.

He mentioned that he spoke with the Top Minister and “briefed him in regards to the incident.” He additional introduced that an quantity of Rs10 lakh each and every could be given to the households of those that misplaced their lives within the stampede and Rs 2 lakh to these injured.

He additionally said that the shrine board will endure the price of remedy.

Union Minister Jitendra Singh, the Minister of State within the Top Minister’s Administrative center mentioned that PM Narendra Modi is “in my opinion tracking and keeping an eye on the tragic scenario bobbing up out of stampede at Mata Vaishno Devi shrine.”

He additional said that PM Modi has “conveyed his sympathies to bereaved households and issued directions to offer all conceivable scientific help & help to the injured.”

Senior officers and representatives from the shrine board are on the spot.
 



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