Indian officials say at least 10 people died in a stampede Sunday as pilgrims were heading home from a festival that attracted millions of people in the northern city of Allahabad.
Authorities said the stampede broke out after a bridge at the city’s train station collapsed under the weight of pilgrims using the railway. Some eyewitnesses accused police of using batons on the crowd prior to the stampede.
Officials estimate dozens of people were injured in the incident.
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