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Bodies Of All Those Who Died In Hathras Stampede Identified

Bodies Of All Those Who Died In Hathras Stampede Identified


According to officials, the crowd at the congregation exceeded 2.5 lakh.

Hathras (UP):

The bodies of all victims of the Hathras stampede have been identified and handed over to their families, District Magistrate Asish Kumar said here on Thursday.

A total of 123 people, mostly women, had died after the stampede at self-styled godman Baba Bhole’s satsang in Hathras on Tuesday.

“There were three bodies which were unidentified till Wednesday. Two of them were identified late last night,” Kumar told PTI Thursday.

Meanwhile, one body has been identified by the family over a video call in Aligarh hospital and they are on their way to the facility, he added.

According to officials, the crowd at the congregation exceeded 2.5 lakh, while the permitted limit was 80,000 people. 

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