7.20 IST (UPDATE): Daljit Minhas, the ADG informed MH that the death toll has reached 123. Rescue operations are still on.
(4.00 IST )90 people were killed when a stampede occurred at the Naina Devi temple in Bilaspur, Himachal Pradesh when a railing of the temple wall collapsed.
Sita Ram Mardi, inspector general law and order supervising the rescue and relief operation said, ‘at a preliminary count 90 people have been counted dead while 47 injured have been rushed to hospitals’. Thousands of people had gathered at Naina Devi on the auspicious occasion of Shravan Sunday. The dead included 30 children. The dead bodies have been moved to Anandpur Sahib hospital for postmortems. The numbers are expected to rise further.