Four of the injured are in a serious condition, he said.
"Those seriously injured have been referred to Khatima hospital while the rest of the injured are being treated at Tanakpur Hospital, " the SDM said.
The deceased were identified asVir Singh (18), Sonu (8), Vishal (17,) Ram Kumar (16), Deendayal (35), Babu (12), Kesher Singh (16), Ramswaroop (40) andSohan (40), all residentsofBaheri in Bareillydistrict of UP, he said.
Thedevotees were comingto thehilltop temple barefoot fromtheir home as a gesture of gratitudeto the goddess for fulfilling their wishes.
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