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Four killed in Allahabad railway station stampede

Source : IANS
Last Updated: Sun, Feb 10, 2013 16:30 hrs

Allahabad, Feb 10 (IANS) Four people were killed and over a dozen injured when the railing of a foot overbridge at Allahabad railway station collapsed Sunday evening due to rush of passengers, district officials said.

A cane charge-prompted stampede preceded the incident at 7.15 p.m. on platform number 6 of the railway station in the city which hosted over three crore devotees at the Kumbh Mela during the day, they said.

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