Malkangiri: At least 10 people have been injured in a stampede during a cultural function at the ‘Malyabanta Mahostav’ in Malkangiri district, police said Wednesday.
The incident took place Tuesday evening, they said.
There was a huge rush of around 40,000 people at the DNK Ground, which has the capacity to accommodate close to 20,000 people, police said.
Three people, including a woman, suffered critical injuries, but their condition is stated to be stable, they said.
All the injured have been admitted to the district headquarters hospital here.