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Men carry the body of one of the victims that died during a stampede... News PhotoAdult,Allahabad,Carrying,Dead,Dead Person,Death,Emergencies and Disasters,Hinduism,Horizontal,India,Men,Passenger,Pilgrim,Pushing,Railroad Station,Religious Celebration,Stampeding,VictimPhotographer Collection: AFP 2013 AFPMen carry the body of one of the victims that died during a stampede at the main train station in Allahabad, on February 10, 2013. At least 10 people died in the stampede as pilgrims headed home from India's giant Kumbh Mela festival, which drew a record 30 million people to the banks of the river Ganges. The lives were lost at the main railway station where 10 corpses wrapped in white sheets could be seen on a train platform several hours after the incident which occurred in the early evening, an AFP photographer said. AFP PHOTO/SANJAY KANOJIA (Photo credit should read Sanjay Kanojia/AFP/Getty Images)