Around 90 killed in stampede during ‘satsang’ in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras | India News- Homevior

NEW DELHI:Around 90 people have been killed in stampede during a ‘satsang‘ (religious gathering) in Uttar Pradesh’s Hathras on Tuesday. The police said the stampede occurred due to overcrowding. Videos on social media showed bodies piled up on the ground outside a local hospital.
Prime Minister Narendra Modi in Lok Sabha condoled the loss of many lives in UP’s Hathras, said victims will be provided all help.
District Magistrate (DM) Ashish Kumar provided updates on the situation, saying, “The district administration is investigating the matter. The injured are being taken to the hospital, and people are still being recovered. A figure of nearly 50-60 deaths has been reported to me by the doctors.”The event, which was privately organized, had received permission from the Sub-Divisional Magistrate (SDM). “A high-level committee has been formed to investigate the matter,” Kumar added. “The primary focus of the administration is to provide all possible help to the injured and the kin of the deceased.”
Chief medical officer (CMO) Etah, Umesh Kumar Tripathi, confirmed the arrival of 27 bodies at the post-mortem house, including 25 women and 2 men. He noted that many injured have been admitted to local hospitals for treatment.
Chief minister Yogi Adityanath expressed condolences to the families of those killed in the stampede. He instructed officials to reach the accident site and carry out relief measures.

Office of UP CM Yogi Adityanath took to X and said, “UP CM Yogi Adityanath has expressed condolences to the bereaved families of those who died in the accident in Hathras district. He has also wished for the speedy recovery of the injured. He has directed the district administration officials to immediately take the injured to the hospital for their proper treatment and to speed up the relief work at the spot. He has given instructions to investigate the causes of the incident under the leadership of ADG Agra and Commissioner Aligarh.”

A team consisting of ADG Agra and Aligarh Commissioner has been constituted to enquire into the cause of the incident, an official source said.
Defence minister Rajnath Singh also expressed condolences and said, “The incident that happened in Hathras district of Uttar Pradesh is extremely painful. My deepest condolences to the bereaved families of those who have lost their loved ones in this. I wish for the speedy recovery of all the injured. Under the supervision of the state government, the local administration is providing all possible help to all the victims.”

Local officials and emergency responders are on the scene, and a thorough investigation is underway to determine the circumstances leading to the tragic event.


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