At least 12 people have died after stepping on the Vaishnodevi temple there. At one stage of the quarrel between the two groups of visitors, it turned into a clash.
After that 12 people died after being trampled.
The news was reported by Kolkata
The news was reported by Kolkata-based Anandabazar newspaper quoting Indian news agency ANI.
The media added that the death toll could rise
The media added that the death toll could rise. The number of injured is high. The injured have been admitted to the local Narayani Hospital. The local administration has deployed police in the temple premises to handle the situation.
Jammu and Kashmir Police DG Dilbag Singh said 13 injured people were being treated at the hospital.
Jammu and Kashmir Police DG Dilbag
He told ANI, “Preliminary investigation has revealed that the incident took place at 3.15 pm. The two groups of visitors quarreled. After that they rushed towards each other. As a result of which this incident of stepping down. At least 12 people were killed. 13 people were injured.