31 Dead In Stampede At Nigeria Church Food Event 28.05.2022

31 Dead In Stampede At Nigeria Church Food Event 28.05.2022

31 Dead In Stampede At Nigeria Church Food Event

Shoes and slippers lay scattered on the ground after the disaster in Port Harcourt city in southern Rivers State when people tried to force their way into the event, police and witnesses said.

Dozens killed in stampede at church event in Nigeria

The stamped happened as hundreds of people gathered at the annual ‘Shop for Free’ charity event in Rivers state, a police spokesperson said.

Stampede at church charity event in Nigeria leaves dozens dead

At least 31 people died in the southern Rivers state after hundreds of people, who turned up to receive food at the church, broke through a gate, causing the stampede.

Stampede at charity event in Nigeria leaves 31 people dead and seven injured

A stampede at a church charity event in southern Nigeria on Saturday left 31 people dead and seven injured, a shocking development at a programme that organisers said aimed to “offer hope” to those in need.

Nigeria: Children among 31 people killed and several injured in stampede outside church

One witness said “there were so many children” among the dead, including five children from one mother and also a pregnant woman.

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