Women grieve the death of their family members Sunday after a stampede at a railway station claimed the lives of at least ten Hindu devotees returning after taking holy dip at 'Sangam', the confluence of Hindu holy rivers of Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati at the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India.
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published Monday, February 11th, 2013
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ALLAHABAD, India — The death toll from a stampede in a train station rose to 36 on Monday in a northern India city where millions of devotees had gathered for a Hindu festival that is one of the world’s largest religious gatherings.