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14 killed in a deadly stampede at China mosque

New Delhi: Fourteen people died in a stampede at a mosque in northern China, according to state media.The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon at the mosque in Guyuan, a city in the Ningxia region, the
India TV News Desk January 06, 2014 12:04 IST
India TV News Desk
New Delhi: Fourteen people died in a stampede at a mosque in northern China, according to state media.

The incident occurred on Sunday afternoon at the mosque in Guyuan, a city in the Ningxia region, the Xinhua news agency said.

People at the mosque had been handing out traditional cakes during an event to commemorate a religious figure, Xinhua said.

Another 10 people were reportedly hospitalised, with four of them in critical condition.

Ningxia is the home of China's Muslim Hui ethnic minority.