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. A stampede at a railway station in Allahabad killed at least 36 Hindu pilgrims on Sunday, the busiest day of the world’s largest religious festival at which some 30 million had gathered to wash away their sins in the sacred Ganges river. Twenty-seven of the dead were women, mostly elderly and poor. An eight-year-old girl was also crushed to death. (Jitendra Prakash/Reuters)
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