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India stampede kills 36 at world's largest religious festival

People who were injured in a stampede are treated inside a hospital in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

People who were injured in a stampede are treated inside a hospital in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

People who were injured in a stampede are treated inside a hospital in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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A Sadhu or a Hindu holyman sits at the door of an overcrowded passenger train after boarding, at a railway station in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A Sadhu or a Hindu holyman sits at the door of an overcrowded passenger train after boarding, at a railway station in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A Sadhu or a Hindu holyman sits at the door of an overcrowded passenger train after boarding, at a railway station in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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A woman wails next to the dead body of her relative who was killed in a stampede, outside a hospital in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A woman wails next to the dead body of her relative who was killed in a stampede, outside a hospital in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A woman wails next to the dead body of her relative who was killed in a stampede, outside a hospital in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 11, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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Hindu devotees cross the river Ganges on pontoon bridges after bathing in the waters at Sangam - the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers - after the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

Hindu devotees cross the river Ganges on pontoon bridges after bathing in the waters at Sangam - the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers - after the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or...more

Hindu devotees cross the river Ganges on pontoon bridges after bathing in the waters at Sangam - the confluence of the Ganges, Yamuna and mythical Saraswati rivers - after the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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People gather to watch as sadhus or Hindu holy men take a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), of the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People gather to watch as sadhus or Hindu holy men take a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), of the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

People gather to watch as sadhus or Hindu holy men take a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), of the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Hindu devotee takes a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), of the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Hindu devotee takes a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), of the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi

A Hindu devotee takes a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), of the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Adnan Abidi
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A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man gestures before taking a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man gestures before taking a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash

A Sadhu or a Hindu holy man gestures before taking a dip during the second "Shahi Snan" (grand bath), during the ongoing "Kumbh Mela" or Pitcher Festival in the northern Indian city of Allahabad February 10, 2013. REUTERS/Jitendra Prakash
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