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Jammu: 12 people have died while 15 people have been injured in the accident that took place in Vaishno Devi temple on Saturday night. So far 8 people have been identified among the dead. Of these, 4 are from Ghaziabad, 2 from Delhi and one each from Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir. Of the 15 injured, 4 have been discharged from the hospital.
12 people died in the accident.
Their identities are as follows.
1- Shweta Singh, age-35 Husband Name- Vikrant Singh Ghaziabad
2-Dr. Arun Pratap Singh, age- 30 Father's Name- Sat Prakash Singh Gorakhpur
3-Veneet Kumar, age- 38 Father's Name- Veerampal Singh Saharanpur
4- Dharamveer Singh, age-35 Saharanpur
5- Vinay Kumar, age- 24 Father's Name- Mahesh Chandra Bhaderpur, Delhi
6-Sonu Pandey, age-24 Father's Name- Narinder Pandey Bhaderpur, Delhi
7-Mamata, age- 38 Husband Name- Surinder Biri Jhajjar, Haryana
8- Dheeraj Kumar, age- 26 Father's Name- Tarlok Kumar Rajouri, Jammu and Kashmir
The identity of the 4 people who were victims of the stampede is yet to be ascertained. The administration is working in this regard. Not only this, the administration has issued helpline numbers. So that people from all over the country can get information about their families. Information about the injured/dead can be obtained by contacting these numbers. 01991-234804 01991-234053
Other helpline numbers are like this
PCR Katra 01991232010/ 9419145182 PCR Reasi 0199145076/ 9622856295
DC Office Reasi Control Room room 01991245763/ 9419839557.
Meanwhile, the administration has resumed the journey after precaution. This time the security has been increased and the crowd is being controlled. Security forces have been deployed at various places. Let us tell you that on the occasion of New Year, a large number of people had arrived for the darshan of Vaishno Devi. It is being told that a stampede broke out here at around 2.45 pm.
Jammu and Kashmir Govt constitutes a high-level committee comprising Principal Secretary (Home), ADG of Police (Jammu), and Divisional Commissioner, Jammu to investigate the Vaishno Devi shrine stampede, to submit its report within a week pic.twitter.com/NTfU1g7uci— ANI (@ANI) January 1, 2022
Police-administration says that two groups of people clashed here, due to which this situation arose. However, eyewitnesses also say that the situation worsened after the security forces lathi-charged. However, a high-level investigation is being done in this entire matter. A team of three people has been formed. PM Narendra Modi has also taken information on the situation and expressed grief over the accident.
In the aftermath of the unfortunate incident that happened in Katra en route to Vaishno Devi, the BJP has set up a helpline to help the people in distress. pic.twitter.com/ZiQayDrEOb— BJP (@BJP4India) January 1, 2022
Of those killed in the stampede at Vaishno Devi temple, 7 are from Uttar Pradesh and 3 from Delhi.
Of the 12 people who lost their lives in the stampede at the Vaishno Devi temple located on the hills of Trikuta in Reasi district of Jammu and Kashmir, 7 were pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh and 3 from Delhi. Two other devotees, Mamta (38) and Dheeraj Kumar (26) were from Haryana and Jammu and Kashmir respectively, officials said. At least 12 people were killed and over 12 were injured in a stampede that broke out due to a huge crowd of devotees in the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine area on Trikuta hills in the early hours of Saturday.
According to the list of dead released by the authorities, the pilgrims from Uttar Pradesh have been identified as Shweta Singh (35), Dharamvir Singh (35), Vineet Kumar (38), Arun Pratap Singh (30), Monu Sharma (32), Mohinder Gaur (26). ) and Narendra Kashyap (40). The three pilgrims from Delhi have been identified as Akash Kumar (29), Sonu Pandey (24) and Vinay Kumar (24). Officials said that 16 people injured in the incident have been admitted to Shri Mata Vaishno Devi Narayan Hospital in Kakriyal.
Out of those admitted, 6 have been discharged from the hospital after necessary treatment. He told that Ratnesh Pandey (25) and Ashish Kumar Jaiswal (25) of Uttar Pradesh, Prashant Hada (30) of Rajasthan, Nitin Garg (30), Aadya Mahajan (16) and Sahil Kumar (22) of Jammu, Shivani of Delhi (25), Sarita (42), Bhawar Lal Patidar (47) of Madhya Pradesh and Sumit (29) of Punjab are undergoing treatment. Officials said that the people who have been discharged from the hospital include two people from Mumbai and Delhi and one devotee each from Jammu and Haryana.