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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 Allahabad railway station collapsed on February 10.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Indian pilgrims sleep on a railway platform in Allahabad on February 10, 2013. At least 37 pilgrims attending the Kumbh Mela were killed in a stampede on an overcrowded staircase, according to Railway Ministry sources.
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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 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
  • Condoling the incident, Prime Minister Manmohan Singh instructed the Union Railway Ministry to provide all possible assistance to Uttar Pradesh government in managing the incident.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • An overcrowded railway station footbridge buckled and a railing collapsed, sending some people slipping down the stairs and triggering the stampede, a top state government official told reporters, not wishing to be quoted by name.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Rs 1 lakh additional compensation have been announced by railways for the families of the dead.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • The UP government ordered an inquiry into the stampede and asked the Railways to make proper arrangements to clear rush of devotees and sanctioned an ex-gratia of Rs five lakh to the kin of each of the dead persons.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Passengers crowd at a platform after part of a railing from a bridge collapsed at Allahabad railway station. At least 37 people were killed in a stampede in Allahabad on Sunday as Hindus returned from a river dip at the world's largest religious festival, the 'Maha Kumbh'.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • An Indian woman weeps as she and other family members mourn next to the body of a relative who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • Indian police carry a pilgrim injured in a stampede at a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad on February 10, 2013.
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  • In pics: Stampede at Allahabad railway station
  • An Indian woman weeps as she watches from a staircase as rescue workers tend to the bodies of those killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.
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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