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President condoles death of Sabarimala pilgrims

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

delhi Updated: Jan 15, 2011 09:10 IST

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

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.