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OLD UNCLE INJURED AFTER STAMPEDE BY AGGRESSIVE FOREIGN WORKERS DURING FIREWALKING CEREMONY

I would like to report a stampede that occurred during the firewalking ceremony outside south bridge rd Sri mariamman temple on 1st Nov 2015. Unfortunately my father was the victim of the stampede and have sustained injuries in neck, spine, arms and legs. He was queuing behind the barricades along Pickering Street and was almost ready to proceed into the temple to fulfil his prayers. Most of the devotees in his batch were indian workers. They were displaying aggressive behaviours such as pushing, pulling, kicking, shouting, elbowing etc just to get to the front of line.

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