Four killed in Allahabad railway station stampede

Syndicated from IANS | Published on Sun, Feb 10 2013 21:57 IST | 6 Views | Add comment

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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