Stampede at Music Festival in Southern India Kills at Least 4 Students

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The disaster occurred at the Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kerala state.

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A stampede during a music festival at a university in southern India on Saturday (Nov. 25) killed at least four students and injured 60 others, according to news agency Press Trust of India.

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The disaster happened at the Cochin University of Science and Technology in Kerala state where students were enjoying a live musical event that was interrupted by rain, leading the audience to scamper for shelter that resulted in a stampede.

At least two people among the injured are in critical condition, news website Indian Express reported.

Pinarayi Vijayan, the top elected official in Kerala, said he had ordered an investigation.

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