Tramplings Have Killed Thousands at Massive Religious Events

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c. 2005 Religion News Service (UNDATED) Stampede tragedies during recent mass religious celebrations: _ Aug. 31, 2005: Nearly 1,000 Shiite pilgrims died during a religious procession in northern Baghdad when rumors of a suicide bomb caused a deadly stampede on a bridge. _ Jan. 25, 2005: An estimated 300 Hindu worshippers died in a stampede […]

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