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India stampede kills 18 near Mumbai

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A stampede killed at least 18 people in western India early Saturday when a large crowd gathered to pay their last respects to a Muslim spiritual leader, the Press Trust of India news agency reported.

Forty people were also injured in the incident south of Mumbai, which occurred shortly after 1:00 am (1930 GMT Friday) at the residence of Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin who died Friday, it said.

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