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# Love Parade
In pictures: the carnage of Duisberg
Eyewitness shots capture the horror of the Love Parade stampede.

In pictures: the carnage of Duisberg
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  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    Security opens fences for people to leave the area after a panic on this year's techno-music festival "Loveparade 2010" in Duisburg, Germany, on Saturday, July 24, 2010. A stampede inside the tunnel crowded with techno music fans crushed more than a dozen to death at Germany's famed Love Parade festival on Saturday. Thousands of other revelers keep partying at the event in Duisburg, near Duesseldorf, unaware of the deadly stampede that started when police tried to block thousands of people from entering the already-jammed parade grounds. Police are still trying to determine exactly what happened, but the situation was "very chaotic," police commissioner Juergen Kieskemper said. (AP Photo/dapd/Hermann J. Knippertz)
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    Collapsed people get first aid after a panic on this year's techno-music festival "Loveparade 2010" in Duisburg, Germany, on Saturday, July 24, 2010. More than a dozen people were killed and others injured when mass panic broke out in a tunnel at the Love Parade. (AP Photo/dapd/Hermann J. Knippertz)
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    People try to leave the area after a panic on this year's techno-music festival "Loveparade 2010" in Duisburg, Germany, on Saturday, July 24, 2010. A stampede inside a tunnel crowded with techno music fans killed more than a dozen people at Germany's famed Love Parade festival on Saturday. Thousands of other revelers keep partying at the event in Duisburg, near Duesseldorf, unaware of the deadly stampede that started when police tried to block thousands of people from entering the already-jammed parade grounds. (AP Photo/dapd/Hermann J. Knippertz)
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    In this image taken from television people are seen trying to escape over a wall after a panic on this year's techno-music festival "Loveparade 2010" in Duisburg, Germany, on Saturday, July 24, 2010. More than a dozen people were killed and others injured when mass panic broke out in a tunnel at the Love Parade. (AP Photo/WIEBOLD TV via APTN) ** TV OUT GERMANY OUT AUSTRIA OUT SWITZERLAND OUT LUXEMBOURG OUT **
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    Flowers and a label are left on the ground at the accident site of the Love Parade in Duisburg, western Germany, Sunday July 25,2010. More than a dozen visitors died after a stampede at the entrance of the music festival Saturday. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    Police stands in front of the tunnel at the accident site of the Love Parade in Duisburg, western Germany, Sunday, July 25, 2010. More than a dozen visitors died after a stampede at the entrance of the music festival Saturday. (AP Photo/ddp/Clemens Bilan)
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    The manager of the Duisburg Loveparade Rainer Schaller gives a statement during a press conference in Duisburg, Germany Sunday July 25, 2010. More than a dozen visitors died after a stampede at the entrance of the Love Parade music festival Saturday. (AP Photo/ddp/ Henning Kaiser)
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    The Mayor of Duisburg, Adolf Sauerland, gives a statement during a press conference in Duisburg, Germany Sunday July 25, 2010. More than a dozen visitors died after a stampede at the entrance of the Love Parade music festival Saturday. (AP Photo/ddp/ Henning Kaiser)
  • Germany Love Parade Deaths

    A mourner lights candles in memory of those killed after the Love Parade in Duisburg, western Germany, Sunday July 25,2010. (AP Photo/Frank Augstein)

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