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Ten Hindu Devotees Killed in Bangladesh Stampede

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Dhaka, Bangladesh

Dhaka, Bangladesh

Police in Bangladesh say 10 people were killed and dozens more were injured Friday in a stampede 20 kilometers from Dhaka, the capital, during a Hindu ceremony.

Officials say the seven women and three men died Friday morning at the Rajghat point on the banks of the Brahmaputra River.

The annual religious bathing ritual in Bangladesh's Narayanganj district draws thousands of Hindu devotees.