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Probe on into stampede

The Gujarat government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the stampede at the Bhavnath Temple's annual Mahashivratri fair in Junagadh, which left six pilgrims dead and over 40 injured.

india Updated: Feb 20, 2012 23:32 IST

The Gujarat government has ordered a high-level inquiry into the stampede at the Bhavnath Temple's annual Mahashivratri fair in Junagadh, which left six pilgrims dead and over 40 injured.


"A high-level committee, headed by Additional Chief Secretary Varun Maria has been set up to probe the stampede incident," a senior officer at the Junagadh collector's office said.