Allahabad stampede kills 36 Kumbh Mela pilgrims
ALLAHABAD (Reuters) – A stampede at a railway station in Allahabad killed at least 36 Hindu pilgrims on Sunday, the busiest day of the Kumbh Mela at which some 30 million had gathered to wash away their sins in the sacred Ganges river.
CAG report blames railways for 2013 Kumbh Mela stampede
The lack of proper coordination and disaster management plan on the part of railways resulted in the stampede at Allahabad station during last year’s Maha Kumbh Mela in which 37 persons were killed, the CAG has said.
More Than Two Dozen Killed in Kumbh Mela Stampede
ALLAHABAD, Uttar Pradesh — As many as 30 people were killed Sunday in a stampede at a train station here as millions gathered for a Hindu religious festival.
How the deadly stampede outside the Kumbh Mela could have been avoided
A tragic stampede at a rail station killed 36 people and injured many more yesterday in the city of Allahabad in central India. They were pilgrims journeying home from the Hindu mega festival known as the Kumbh Mela, believed to be the largest human gathering in history.
At least 36 people crushed to death in stampede at railway station
At least 36 people were killed and 30 more injured after a stampede in an Indian town where millions of Hindus had gathered for a religious festival.