Eight people were trampled to death in a stampede following the address of Pir Pagara at Dargah-e-Sharif in Pir Goth area near Khairpur. Dargah administrator Jan Mohammad Mangrio told a private TV channel that the stampede when after the devotees were returning after listening to the speech of Pir Pagara and visiting the Dargah. He said that eight people, including five women had died. Due to intense heat, humidity and crowdedness, several people suffered from suffocation and other health issues. The dead bodies of the deceased have been sent to their native villages. The five deceased women belong to various districts of Sindh.