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Thousands of people throng a platform waiting for trains to take them back home after visiting the Maha Kumbh festival in Allahabad, India, Sunday, Feb. 10, 2013. At least ten Hindu pilgrims attending the Kumbh Mela were killed and more then thirty were injured in a stampede on an overcrowded staircase of the Allahabad railway station, according to Railway Ministry sources. (AP Photo/Saurabh Das)

Hindu festival marred by stampede

Anxious relatives were searching for missing family members Feb. 11 in a

northern India city that is home to one of the world's largest

religious gatherings, unsure if their loved ones were caught in a

stampede that killed 36 people or had simply gotten lost among the tens

of millions of pilgrims.