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President condoles death of Sabarimala pilgrims

PTI  New Delhi, January 15, 2011
First Published: 09:09 IST(15/1/2011) | Last Updated: 09:10 IST(15/1/2011)

President Pratibha Patil on Saturday condoled the death of Sabarimala pilgrims in a stampede at Pullumedu in Kerala's Idukki district.

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In a letter to the Kerala chief minister and governor, she expressed grief over the tragedy.

Patil wished a speedy recovery to all those injured in the incident that took place on Friday.

Over 100 pilgrims returning from the shrine were killed and 50 others injured in the stampede.


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