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  • Relatives look at the photos of victims who died in a stampede at a railway station outside a morgue at a hospital, in Allahabad, India, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • A family whose relative died in a stampede at a railway station cry and comfort each other as they arrive at the morgue, in Allahabad, India, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • People who were injured in a stampede are treated inside a hospital in the northern Indian city of Allahabad, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • A woman stands on a platform near where a stampede took place a night before, at the station in Allahabad, India, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • Indians crowd on a train on platform six near where a stampede took pace a night before, at a station in Allahabad, India, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • Hindu pilgrims sit on railways tracks as they wait to board their trains at an overcrowded railway station in the northern Indian city of Allahabad Feb. 11, 2013.
  • Hindu devotees rest under the roots of a giant tree during the Kumbh Mela festival in Allahabad, India, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • A Hindu holy man applies vermillion as he waits on platform 6 to leave the station in Allahabad, India, Feb. 11, 2013.
  • A Hindu holy man shouts while holding a "trishul" or trident-shaped weapon after taking a dip during the second grand bath of the ongoing Kumbh Mela, Allahabad, Feb. 10, 2013.

Dozens Die in Indian Stampede

Published February 11, 2013

Indian officials say a stampede at a train station Sunday during a religious holiday killed at least 36 people.


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