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Rushing downstairs at end of school, 14 Kenyan children killed in stampede

02 February, 2020 11:35 pm 11:35 pm

NAIROBI (Reuters) – Fourteen children were killed in a stampede as they rushed down a staircase at the end of classes at a primary school in western Kenya on Monday, officials said. At least 39 more pupils were badly hurt in the incident at the Kakamega Primary School, the Daily Nation newspaper said, citing Western … Read More

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At least 50 killed in stampede at Iranian general’s funeral

01 January, 2020 7:50 pm 7:50 pm

DUBAI/BAGHDAD (Reuters) – At least 50 people were killed in a stampede as mourners packed streets for the funeral of a slain Iranian military commander in his hometown on Tuesday, forcing his burial to be postponed, state media reported. Tens of thousands of people had gathered in the southeastern city of Kerman to pay tribute … Read More

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36 devotees martyred, 75 injured in Karbala stampede

09 September, 2019 7:03 pm 7:03 pm

KARBALA (92 News) – As many as 36 devotees were martyred and 75 injured in a stampede near the shrine of Hazrat Imam Hussain (RA) in Karbala on Tuesday. Sayf al-Badr, the Iraqi Health Ministry spokesman, said in a statement that the incident had taken place in the afternoon during Ashura when thousands of devotees … Read More

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Weed ban means no Rocky Mountain high for Canada’s Calgary Stampede

07 July, 2019 11:17 pm 11:17 pm

(Reuters) – Canada’s Calgary Stampede, known as the country’s biggest and booziest annual party, is banning the use of cannabis on its grounds in the first year that legislators made the drug legal across the country. The Stampede, which started on Thursday and runs through July 14, draws tourists from around the world for its … Read More

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Mourners injured in stampede at vigil for slain rapper

04 April, 2019 8:52 pm 8:52 pm

(Reuters) – At least two people were critically injured and 10 others hurt after hundreds of fans stampeded during a vigil for slain rapper Nipsey Hussle in Los Angeles late Monday, officials and media reports said. Gunfire was reported in a crowd outside Hussle’s clothing store, Marathon Clothing, in south Los Angeles, where he was … Read More

Firecrackers cause stampede in Nice during World Cup; 27 hurt

07 July, 2018 8:54 am 8:54 am

NICE, France (Reuters) – More than two dozen soccer fans were hurt in a stampede in Nice on Tuesday when revellers let off firecrackers moments before the final whistle of France’s World Cup semi-final win, a local official said. The incident underscored how the city on the French Riviera remains on edge two years after … Read More