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Stampede Kills 24 Pilgrims in Ancient Indian City of Varanasi

By Rupam Jain and Sharat Pradhan NEW DELHI, Oct 16 – At least 24 people died and dozens more were hurt in a stampede in the ancient northern Indian city of Varanasi on Saturday, officials said. Panic spread as thousands of Hindu pilgrims tried to cross a bridge to a sacred site in one of

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