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VP expresses shock over loss of lives at stampede

Vice-President Hamid Ansari expresses his shock and grief over loss of lives at stampede at Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur district in Himachal Pradesh.

india Updated: Aug 03, 2008 21:05 IST

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Vice-President Hamid Ansari on Sunday expressed his shock and grief over loss of lives at stampede at Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur district in Himachal Pradesh that claimed the lives of 130 pilgrims and left scores injured.

He conveyed his deepest condolences to the families of those killed and injured in the incident.

Around 130 pilgrims were killed and scores injured in the stampede at the temple located at about 160 km from Shimla.