5 injured in stampede at Tirumala

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Tirumala, Sep 19 (UNI) Five people, including a woman, were injured in a stampede during the 'Garuda Seva' procession, as part of the nine-day-long Brahmotsavam, at Lord Venkateswara temple today.

TTD sources said there was a heavy inflow of pilgrims to witness the 'Garuda Seva'.

The stampede occurred at VIP entrance gate, when the pilgrims rushed to see the procession.

The injured were admitted to a hospital in Tirumala, the sources added.

UNI

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