Round 25,000 devotees had been current on the web site.

Bina, Madhya Pradesh:

Seventeen devotees had been injured after a stampede broke out in the course of the distribution of coconuts at a Ram Katha (Hindu spiritual programme) within the Bina city of Madhya Pradesh’s Sagar district on Sunday.

Rush for getting coconuts after the primary occasion triggered the stampede injuring 17 devotees. Three devotees sustained fractures, and others had been discharged from the hospital after main therapy.

“There was a correct association for all the things and the chaos was brought about due to a number of individuals who had been attempting to get their households to leap the queue with out caring for the guardrails,” the vent organising committee’s volunteer Akash Rajput stated.

“There was no mismanagement, the stampede occurred on account of these sitting in entrance rows, together with these associated to the organisers,” he stated, including that the primary occasion went easily however a number of individuals tried to get their family members to the entrance of the road, and a few even stepped on sufferers who had been mendacity on the bottom on the occasion.

Round 25,000 devotees had been current on the web site, the place spiritual sermons had been being given, an official informed information company PTI.

The incident occurred at Khimlasa highway in Bina city of Sagar, Sub Divisional Justice of the Peace (SDM) Shailendra Singh stated.

“Seventeen individuals had been injured when coconuts had been being given as ‘prasad’ on the venue, the place Ramkatha was being recited by Dhirendra Krishna Shastri,” he stated.

“About 25,000 devotees had been current, however a stampede began in the course of the distribution of coconuts,” he stated.

The injured had been admitted to the Civil Hospital and Bina Refinery hospital.

Until 4 pm, 17 individuals injured within the incident got here for therapy, stated Dr Virendra Singh Thakur from the civil hospital stated.

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