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T E M P L E. Jodhpur | by Claude Renault
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T E M P L E. Jodhpur

A view of the Chamundi Devi temple dedicated to the goddess Durga atop the Meherangarh fort in Jodhpur, a fabulous city.


Jodhpur, At least 113 people were killed and over 300 were injured in a stampede at Chamunda Devi Temple situated in a hillock at Mehrangarh fort in Jodhpur. The stampede took place at 5:30 am on Tuesday.

Initial reports suggest that the stampede occurred after a wall collapsed near the entry gate which was followed by the rumour of a bomb explosion which caused the chaos among the people.

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Taken on July 26, 2008