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Karunanidhi Death: Two killed, 35 injured in Chennai Stampede

Two persons were killed and at least 35 injured on Wednesday in a stampede outside the Rajaji Hall in Chennai as hundreds of thousands thronged for a final glimpse of DMK leader M. Karunanidhi, witnesses said.

“There has been heavy jostling and pushing and pulling in the crowd since morning,” one man at the site said, explaining what led to the stampede.

The tragedy occurred shortly after DMK leader and Karunanidhi’s son M.K. Stalin appealed for calm to the milling crowds which were getting restive at not being able to get close to the body. (IANS)

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