PM condoles loss of lives in MP temple tragedy

New Delhi: Prime Minister Manmohan Singh today expressesed shock over the loss of lives in a stampede at a temple in Madhya Pradesh and directed the authorities to ensure proper medical care to the injured.
 
"The Prime Minister has expressed deep sorrow and shock at the loss of lives of pilgrims who died in a stampede during religious festivities in Ratangarh, Madhya Pradesh," a PMO release said here.
 
Extending his condolences to the families of those who lost their loved ones in the incident, Singh said, "On this day of festivities, our hearts and prayers are with the victims and their families." 
 
The Prime Minister has asked the administration to take all measures to provide medical assistance to the injured, the release said.