/ Seven Devotees Killed in Stampede During Temple Ceremony in Tamil Nadu

News18 : Apr 22, 2019, 10:04 AM

A stampede during a local temple festival killed seven devotees and injured ten others near Thuraiyur, about 45 km from here, on Sunday, police said. The tragedy occurred when hundreds of people gathered for the 'padikasu' (temple coin) distribution ceremony, held as part of annual 'Chithira Pournami' festival, at the 'Karuppasamy' temple in Muthiampalayam village. Seven people, including four women, died on the spot