Allahabad railway station stampede

Feb 11, 2013, 08:29 AM IST
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The body of a pilgrim is carried away after he was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

The body of a pilgrim is carried away after he was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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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.

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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Indian police carry a pilgrim injured in a stampede at a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

Indian police carry a pilgrim injured in a stampede at a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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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 at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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 at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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Indian men carry the body of a woman killed in a stampede on the railway platform where the incident occurred at the main railway station in Allahabad.

Indian men carry the body of a woman killed in a stampede on the railway platform where the incident occurred at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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An injured Indian woman who survived a stampede on a railway platform is carried away at the main railway station in Allahabad.

An injured Indian woman who survived a stampede on a railway platform is carried away at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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Indian police carry the body of a pilgrim who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

Indian police carry the body of a pilgrim who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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An Indian man weeps as he holds his wife who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

An Indian man weeps as he holds his wife who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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An Indian man weeps as he and other family members mourn next to the body of a relative who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

An Indian man weeps as he and other family members mourn next to the body of a relative who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.

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An Indian man talks on the phone next to the body of his relative who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad.  At least ten Hindu pilgrims attending the Kumbh Mela were killed and more then thirty were injured in a stampede on an overcrowded staircase.

An Indian man talks on the phone next to the body of his relative who was killed in a stampede on a railway platform at the main railway station in Allahabad. At least ten Hindu pilgrims attending the Kumbh Mela were killed and more then thirty were injured in a stampede on an overcrowded staircase.

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A man whose wife died in a stampede at a railway station, is comforted as he tries to arrange for the release of her body at a local morgue in Allahabad.

A man whose wife died in a stampede at a railway station, is comforted as he tries to arrange for the release of her body at a local morgue in Allahabad.

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Relatives of a Hindu devotee who died in a stampede at a railway station, arrive to identify the body of a loved one at a local morgue in Allahabad.

Relatives of a Hindu devotee who died in a stampede at a railway station, arrive to identify the body of a loved one at a local morgue in Allahabad.

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A man whose two relatives died in a stampede at a railway station cries and comforts other relative as they arrive to take the bodies from a morgue, in Allahabad.

A man whose two relatives died in a stampede at a railway station cries and comforts other relative as they arrive to take the bodies from a morgue, in Allahabad.

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A woman cries outside morgue as she arrives to take the body of her daughter, in Allahabad.

A woman cries outside morgue as she arrives to take the body of her daughter, in Allahabad.