Stampede at German parade kills 18

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General view of the tunnel crowded with techno music fans where a stampede crushed at least 18 people to death and injured dozens at Germany's famous Love Parade festival. (Getty Images)
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Thousands of other revellers kept partying at the event were unaware of the deadly stampede that started when police tried to block thousands more people from entering the already-jammed parade grounds. (Getty Images)
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Comedian Oliver Pocher hosts the Love Parade festival in Duisburg, Germany. (Getty Images)
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Paramedics transport an injured person to an ambulance after the stampede. (Getty Images)
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Ambulances bring injured people to nearby hospitals. (Getty Images)
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Demolished crowd barriers are seen in the tunnel where a stampede crushed at least 18 people to death. (Getty Images)
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Festival-goers are attended to by paramedics in a tunnel. (Getty Images)
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Two injured techno music fans leave the deadly stampede tunnel. (Getty Images)