100 pilgrims killed in stampede at Indian festival


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That is why I don´t go to Meiji Shrine on NY. Massive crowds in small spaces are scary.

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willy, notice that there were "no safety measures or crowd control" in India.

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bicultural, notice that "Millions of devotees make the pilgrimage each year and nearly 2,000 police officers were deployed near the shrine to prevent such accidents from happening, PTI reported."

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Deploying the 2000 odd police officers didn't help did it. There is absolutely no concept of crowd control in India. Even in everyday places like airport queues, people fall over each other while authorities just stand around doing nothing.

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One of my Indian friends called his country, chaos in some kind of Indian orderly fashion, so what are 100 folks dying in a chaotic country that will soon pass CHINA in population?

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