A look at recent deadly temple stampedes in India

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Posted: Monday, October 14, 2013 12:00 am

(AP) - Deadly stampedes occur frequently at temples in India, where large crowds gather in small areas with few safety or crowd control measures. Here are some of the deadliest stampedes at or near temples in recent years:

- January 2011: More than 100 people are killed in a stampede at the hilltop Sabarimala Hindu shrine in Kerala state in southern India.

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