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4 died, several missing after landslide in Haryana's Bhiwani

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4 died, two people are injured and several others are missing after a landslide in a mining zone in Haryana's Bhiwani. According to state police, the incident took place on Saturday morning.

No official reason has been given by the authorities so far for the landslide.

This is the second tragedy on the first day of the new year. Early on Saturday, 12 people were killed after a stampede at Vaishno Devi shrine in Jammu and Kashmir's Reasi district.

Around 20 people were injured in Vaishno Devi stampede, which was triggered by a heavy rush of devotees.

Jammu and Kashmir Director General of Police (DGP) Dilbag Singh said that preliminary information from the scene suggests there was a minor altercation among some young boys, and within seconds, there was a stampede situation.

"Police and officials of the civil administration were quick to respond, and the order within the crowd was immediately restored, but by that time, the damage had been done," he told reporters. The stampede occurred around 2.30 am near gate number three outside the sanctum sanctorum of the shrine located atop the Trikuta hills, about 50 km from Jammu.



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