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In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station

  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • The stampede was caused after railing of an over bridge at the railway station collapsed.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Following the stampede, Uttar Pradesh Chief Minister Akhilesh Yadav announced a committee which will probe into the incident.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Condoling the incident, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh instructed the Union Railway Ministry to provide all possible assistance to the Uttar Pradesh government in managing the incident.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Over three crore people gathered in Allahabad on Sunday to take a holy dip on the occasion of 'Mauni Amavasya' - considered the most auspicious day during the 12-yearly congregation.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • The DIG Railway Allahabad said that he was very shocked that despite all arrangements "this sad incident took place".
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Railway Minister PK Bansal said that he has been told that around 10 people have died so far.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • The ritual of bathing started on Saturday afternoon itself when 'Mauni Amavasya' began according to the Hindu almanac and reached its crescendo on Sunday morning.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Tight security arrangements were in place with more than 15,000 security personnel drawn from central paramilitary forces like ITBP, CRPF, BSF and RAF besides the UP Police.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • According to sources, 2 lakh people were present at the railway station at the time of stampede.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • According to eyewitnesses, no doctor or ambulance came for more than two hours.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • There are reports of a lathicharge which compounded the tragedy.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • A railway station in the neighbouring district of Pratapgarh was vandalised on Sunday morning by people angry over non-availability of a special train for a trip to the holy Sangam.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station