Stampede at Sabarimala temple in Kerala leaves 25 pilgrims injured, 2 critical


At least 40 people were injured in a stampede at Sabarimala temple in Kerala’s Pathanamthitta district on Sunday.Devaswom Minister Kadakampally Surendran said the situation was under control and that senior police officers were camping at the shrine to monitor the situation. The injured have been rushed to the hospital where condition of three pilgrims is said to be critical. Russian military plane crashes into the Black Sea
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