2011 – 2020

The following has been gathered from secondary websites, news and presentations.

Some of the terminology contained in the headings and body of these links is misleading. These have been taken from press articles, websites and videos. The use of the word stampede and panic is not what you will find to be the causes of the incidents shown. The information provided is reflecting the articles written and it is being left to you to interoperate what you see and read and come to your own conclusions. Please also not that this list only refers to gatherings involving events such as concerts, sports, night clubs (entertainment). There is only inclusion of some significant events out with this.

2020

Rivers Xmas package sharing crowd incident 15/12/2020

POLICE in Rivers state have confirmed two persons dead and several others injured as the distribution of Christmas packages by a nongovernmental organisation, INKSNATION, degenerated into a stampede.

Jalalabab Stadium crowd incident, Afghanistan, 21/10/2020

At least 15 killed and many injured in a crowd incident at a stadium in Jalalabad, after thousands of people gathered to apply for permits to Pakistan when visa applications resumed after a seven-month pause due to the COVID-19 pandemic

Thomas Restobar Nightclub, crowd incident, 22/08/2020

At least 13 people killed and 6 injured in the Los Olivos District of Lima, when the National Police of Peru raided the Thomas Restobar nightclub to break up an illegal gathering amid the COVID-19 pandemic in Peru.

Church Service, Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania, 01/02/2020

Reports of up to 20 people killed and 16 injured in a crowd crush incident at a church in Moshi, Kilimanjaro, Tanzania. The incident took place when attendees where exiting. More than 4,500 worshipers were attending a prayer meeting led by Boniface Mwamposa, a popular preacher who leads the Arise and Shine Ministry Tanzania.

Funeral of General Qasem Soleiman, Kerman, Iran 07/01/2020

At least 56 people killed and 200 injured in a stampede at the funeral of general Qasem Soleimani in Kerman, Iran

2019

Sao Paulo favela party crowd incident 01/12/2019

At least nine people were trampled to death and two others were injured early Sunday in the chaotic aftermath of a police raid in a poor Sao Paulo neighbourhood, authorities there said.

Caracas Concert 10/11/2019

The human avalanche came before the performance of a ‘trap’ singer in a park in the capital of Venezuela

Three dead teenagers and 30 injured people were the balance of a human stampede recorded on Saturday minutes before a free concert at the Francisco de Miranda Park in Caracas . A limited contingent of National Guard troops and park ranger groups was present before incidents erupted in the recital of Venezuelan trap singer Netro Shorty. The uniformed were overwhelmed by a mob estimated at 8,000 people, almost all of them minors. The chaos broke out in the immediate vicinity of the park after a group of young people tried to jump a fence to enter an event in which the organization was marked by negligence and improvisation.

Algiers concert crowd incident 22/08/2019

At least five people have been killed in a stampede at a rap concert in the Algerian capital.

Thousands had gathered at a stadium in Algiers to see rapper Abderraouf Derradji, better known as Soolking, perform when a stampede is said to have broken out at one of the entrances.

Madagascar concert crowd incident 26/06/2019

A stampede at a stadium during Madagascar’s independence day celebrations killed 16 people and left 101 people injured, an official told CNN.

The incident happened at the entrance of the stadium as the crowd jostled to get through the gate at the Mahamasina stadium in the capital Antananarivo.

Cookstown hotel disco crush 18/03/2019

Police investigating the deaths of three teenagers at a St Patrick’s Day party crush have said more could easily have been killed. Lauren Bullock, 17, Morgan Barnard, 17, and 16-year-old Connor Currie, died after the incident outside the Greenvale Hotel, Cookstown, on Sunday.

Buhari rally in Port Harcourt crowd incident 13/02/2019

At least 15 people have been killed in a stampede at a campaign rally for Nigerian President Muhammadu Buhari, a hospital spokesman says. The incident happened at a stadium in the southern city of Port Harcourt when the crowd surged towards a gate after President Buhari’s speech.

2018

Lanterna Azzurra Club Italy crowd incident 08/12/2018

Six people have been killed and dozens have been injured, 12 of them seriously, in a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, officials say. Some reports say there was panic after pepper spray was fired inside the club in the town of Corinaldo, near the eastern coastal city of Ancona. Up to 1,000 people were inside the Lanterna Azzurra club attending a concert by rapper Sfera Ebbasta.

 

Angola African Champions League crowd incident 17/09/2018

Five people were killed and seven injured in a stampede after an African Champions League match in the on Saturday, the sports ministry said. Witnesses told Reuters the people were crushed to death when they flooded out of the stadium after the game between Angola’s Primeiro de Agosto and TP Mazembe from the Democratic Republic of Congo, which according to local reports was attended by a capacity crowd of 50,000 spectators.

 

Madagascar Stadium crowd incident 09/09/2018

At least one person has been killed and nearly 40 injured in a stampede at a Madagascar football stadium. The incident occurred just before the start of Madagascar’s match against Senegal in the qualifying round of the Africa Cup of Nations, local media said. Thousands of spectators were still trying to get into the stadium through the only entrance. Two of those hurt are in a critical condition in the capital, Antananarivo.

 

Karunanidhi Rajaji Hall crowd incident 08/08/2018

At least two people were killed and 33 injured after a stampede broke out at Rajaji Hall in Chennai where the mortal remains of DMK patriarch M Karunanidhi were kept till 4 pm on Wednesday for the public to pay last respects.

Several people were injured in the stampede that happened when the police were allowing them to enter the hall in batches.

 

Caracas Club crowd incident 16/06/2018

The incident at the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class area of El Paraiso left five others injured.

Seventeen people were killed at a crowded nightclub in Venezuelan capital Caracas on Saturday after a tear gas device exploded during a brawl and triggered a desperate stampede among hundreds gathered for a graduation celebration.

Interior minister Nestor Reverol said the incident at the Los Cotorros club in the middle-class area of El Paraiso left eight minors dead and five injured. Seven people have been detained, including the individual believed to have set off the tear gas canister.

Bangladech Ramadan crowd crush 14/05/2018

CHITTAGONG, Bangladesh (Reuters) – A stampede on Monday by thousands of poor villagers outside the home of a businessman distributing alms ahead of Ramadan killed at least 10 women and injured about 50 people, police in southeast Bangladesh said.

Sierra Leone Presidential inauguration 12/05/2018

At least one person was killed and about twenty injured on Saturday while trying to force the entrance of a crowded stadium in Freetown where the inauguration ceremony of the new president of Sierra Leone Julius Maada Bio was taking place, announced the police and the Red Cross. While tens of thousands of people had lined up outside the National Stadium since the early hours of the day, supporters of Bio tried to rush into the compound at the passages of vehicles of official guests, reported a journalist AFP.

2017

Bangladeshi politicians funeral crowd incident 18/12/2017

At least ten people were killed and dozens were injured in a stampede in Bangladesh on Monday after tens of thousands of people gathered for a funeral feast, police said. The victims, believed to all be men, died during a feast in Chittagong following the death of the the southern city’s mayor. Mohiuddin Chowdhury, a senior politician of the ruling Awami League party and a three-term mayor of the country’s second largest city, died on Friday.

Kartik Purnima, Bihar crowd incident 04/11/2017

The incident took place at Simaria ghat, when thousands of pilgrims had gathered for the holy dip

Mumbai Railway station 29/09/2017

A stampede on a footbridge at a Mumbai railway station has left 22 people dead and injured more than 30, Indian officials report. The tragedy occurred during the morning rush hour at Elphinstone station, which connects two major local lines. It was triggered by overcrowding and people seeking shelter from monsoon rains, the officials said. The injured have been taken to a nearby hospital and senior railway officials are at the scene.

Soweto derby Johannesburg crowd incident 28/07/2017

Soweto Derby in Johannesburg, South Africa was marred by tragedy as two people were killed and 17 others injured as fans attempted to pour through gates at FNB Stadium.

Senegal Stadium crowd incident 15/07/2017

Eight people have been killed during a Senegal football league final in Dakar in a stampede that broke out following clashes at the end of the match, the official APS news agency said.

Malawi Independence day crowd incident 06/07/2017

At least eight people, seven of whom were children, were killed in a stampede in Malawi during the southern African country’s independence day celebrations at a stadium in the capital

Turin Crowd Rush at screening 03/06/2017

About 1,500 people were injured in the Italian city of Turin after a firecracker provoked a stampede, police say. Thousands of football fans were watching a live relay of Juventus’ Champions League final against Real Madrid in Cardiff when a bang was heard and rumours of an explosion spread.

Resort World Manila, Philippines, 02/06/2017

Thirty-seven bodies were found at a hotel and casino complex in the Philippine capital, Manila, on Friday, after what the police described as a botched robbery attempt 

Honduras Stadium Crowd incident 28/05/2017

Officials in Honduras say thousands of soccer fans trying to force their way into a stadium for a championship match stampeded in panic when police fired tear gas, and at least four people and an unborn fetus were killed in the crush and 25 others were injured.

22/05/2017

Manchester Arena terrorist attack

BUENOS AIRES, Argentina concert crush 11/03/2022

Ahead of the opening match of the new Angola football season while trying to enter the stadium before a match between Santa Rita de Cássia FC and Recreativo do Libolo. At least 61 people were injured. Five were in serious condition.

Municipal Stadium 4 de Janeiro Crowd Incident 10/02/2017

Ahead of the opening match of the new Angola football season while trying to enter the stadium before a match between Santa Rita de Cássia FC and Recreativo do Libolo. At least 61 people were injured. Five were in serious condition.

2016

02/12/2016

Ghost Ship Warehouse fire

On December 2, 2016,  a fire broke out in a former warehouse that had been converted into an artist collective with living spaces known as Ghost Ship.  The warehouse was only permitted for industrial purposes. Residential and entertainment uses were illegal, Of the 80 to 100 people attending the concert within the space, 36 were killed.

2015

Colectiv nightclub fire 30/10/2015

About an hour before midnight, the club was engulfed in flames because of a spark set off by pyrotechnics. Some witnesses said there was an explosion, but this was disputed and later dismissed by other sources. The club’s ceiling was supported by pillars, which were coated with a flammable soundproofing foam. Soon after the pyrotechnics began, the foam on one of the pillars was ignited. The fire spread rapidly to the ceiling, eventually causing it to collapse. Media reported that club-goers initially thought the flames were part of the show and did not immediately react. When the ceiling caught fire, the approximately 200 to 400 people in the club panicked and rushed to the only working exit door at the venue, creating a stampede. The two-part door was only half opened, thus too narrow, so people climbed on top of each other in order to get out. Many of the casualties suffered from leg injuries after being trampled.A witness said terrified concert-goers had to break down the other half of the door to escape, but many people had already suffered burns, or were in respiratory distress. People also smashed windows in order to escape.

Student Party crowd incident Bydgoszcz, Poland 14/10/2015

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Saudi Arabia Hajj Crowd Incident 26/09/2015

On a day that has not been seen in our industry in 10 years, we have created this page to collect initial reports and updates. It is upsetting when a single life is lost during a planned and organised event, the numbers that have been printed and reported today and tragic.

Please ignore all references to the words “Stampede”, this site condemns the use of this description of a crowd related incident as misleading to the reader. Please read the related research by professional and respected practitioners in the field of crowd safety management, risk analysis and psychology to better understand the events of today

Baidyanath Temple, Jharkhand, India, Crowd Incident 10/08/2015

According to the district administration, the stampede occurred at 5 am when people were trying to jump queue in order to get closer to the temple.

Maha Pushkaralu, Godavari River, India, Crowd Incident 14/07/2015

At least 27 people were killed and dozens injured Tuesday in a stampede during a Hindu religious bathing festival on a river bank in southern India.

The stampede occurred in Andhra Pradesh state as tens of thousands of people pushed forward to bathe in the Godavari River on the first day of the Pushkaralu festival, said Arun Kumar, a state administrator.

Chilean nightclub crowd incident 05/04/2015

Three people crushed to death as crowd tries to force its way into Chilean nightclub to watch British punk band called Doom

Shrove Tuesday festival, Port-au-prince, Crowd Incident 17/02/2015

Three days of mourning declared after incident triggered when a singer on a float hit an overhead power line in Port-au-PrinceThree days of mourning declared after incident triggered when a singer on a float hit an overhead power line in Port-au-Prince

Cairo Stadium crowd incident 08/02/2015

28 football fans died on 8 February 2015 in a confrontation with the police at the gates of 30 June Stadium during a league match between two Cairo clubs, Zamalek and ENPPI. Most of the dead were suffocated when the crowd stampeded after police used tear gas to clear the fans trying to force their way into the stadium

2014

Shanghai New Year’s Eve crowd incident 31/12/2014

New Year celebrations in Shanghai ended in tragedy  after 36 people were crushed to death and 47 injured in what has become the city’s worst disaster in recent years

Kwekwe stadium, Zimbabwe, crowd incident 21/11/2014

Eleven people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede at a stadium in Zimbabwe, as thousands of people at a church service tried to leave through the same exit, police said on Friday.

Pop concert Seongnam crowd incident 17/10/2014

16 people have been killed and 11 injured in an accident at a pop concert in Seongnam, south of Seoul in South Korea, officials say.

Multan crowd incident 10/10/2014

On October 10, 2014,  occurred in Multan, Pakistan. A Political Party Pakistan Tehreek-e-Insaf faced the crushduring a public rally. It caused the deaths of more than half a dozen people.

Dussehra festival Patna Crowd Incident 03/10/2014

2014 Patna crowd crush occurred on 3 October 2014 on the occasion of Dassehra festival at Gandhi Maidan inPatna, Bihar

Concert Crowd Incident, Ratoma Conakry, Guinea 29/07/2014

The government declared a week of national mourning after what it called a “tragic drama” on the beach in the capital city’s northern Ratoma suburb where the popular Guinean rap group Instinct Killers was playing.

Stade Tata Raphaël crowd incident 11/05/2014

Tata Raphaël disaster refers to a crowd crush that occurred in Kinshasa at the Stade Tata Raphaël on 11 May 2014. During the match between Congolese football clubs TP Mazembe and Vita Club, missiles were thrown on to the pitch and the referee chose to delay play.

DR Congo Kikwit crowd incident 25/04/2014

14 people have been crushed to death in a stampede at a tribute festival for Congolese singer King Kester Emeneya.

Mumbai Crowd Incident 18/01/2014

In Mumbai on 18 January 2014 near the Malabar Hill residence of Dawoodi Bohraspiritual leader Syedna Mohammed Burhanuddin, who had died on 17 January 2014.

Mosque China 06/01/2014

Mosque China 06/01/2014

2013

Madhya Pradesh crowd incident 13/10/2013

On 13 October 2013, during the Hindu festival of Navratri, a crowd crush on a bridge near the Ratangarh Mata Temple in Datia district,Madhya Pradesh, India, killing 115 people and injuring more than 110.

Kumbh Mela crowd incident 10/02/2013

On 10 February 2013, during the Hindu festival Kumbh Mela, a stampede broke out at the train station in Allahabad, Uttar Pradesh, India, killing 36 people and injuring at least 39.

KISS Nightclub fire 27/01/2013

The Kiss nightclub fire started between 2:00 and 2:30  on 27 January 2013 in Santa Maria, Rio Grande do Sul, Brazil, killing at least 242 people and injuring at least 168 others

Houphouët-Boigny crowd incident 01/01/2013

The 2013 Houphouët-Boigny stampede occurred as crowds departed a New Year’s Eve fireworks display in the early hours of 1 January 2013 near the Félix Houphouët-Boigny Stadium in Abidjan, Ivory Coast.

2012

Thriller Music Park crowd incident 01/11/2012

A Madrid Halloween party headlined by Steve Aoki ended in tragedy last night when three young women died of injuries sustained in the middle of a crowd crush

Satsang Deoghar crowd incident 24/09/2012

On 24 September 2012, twelve people died and fifty people were injured by careless management by Satsang committee in Deoghar, Jharkhand.

 

Port Said Stadium riot -2/02/2012

On 2 February 2012, a massive riot occurred at Port Said Stadium in Port Said, Egypt, following an Egyptian premier league football match between Al-Masry and Al Ahly clubs.

 

2011

Malaysia Stadium crowd incident 22/11/2011

Two football fans have been killed during a stampede at a match between Indonesia and Malaysia.

The teams were playing in the final of the South East Asian Games in the Indonesian capital, Jakarta.

 

Lava Nightclub crowd incident 18/10/2011

A corporate manslaughter inquiry is being pursued by Northamptonshire Police over the deaths of two students fatally hurt in a nightclub crush.

Chief Constable Adrian Lee revealed the detail in a police authority agenda, ahead of a meeting on Wednesday.

Nabila Nanfuka, 22, and Laurene-Danielle Jackson, 19, of north west London, died after the crush at Lava Ignite, in Northampton, on 19 October.

Reno Air Races crash 16/09/2011

On September 16, 2011, The Galloping Ghost, a highly modified North American P-51D Mustang racing aircraft, crashed into spectators while competing at the Reno Air Races, killing the pilot, James K. “Jimmy” Leeward, and 10 people on the ground. Sixty-nine more people on the ground were injured. It was the third-deadliest airshow disaster in U.S. history, following accidents in 1972 in Sacramento, California and 1951 in Flagler, Colorado.

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Bamako Mali crowd incident 22/02/2011

At least 30 people have been killed in a stampede at a stadium in the Malian capital of Bamako, officials say. Seventy others were injured in the incident, which occurred at the end of a sermon given by imam Osman Madani Haidara.

West Balkan nightclub crowd incident 16/01/2011

Three women have been killed in a stampede at a nightclub in the Hungarian capital, Budapest.

Police said the women had been caught in a crush after mass panic broke out among the thousands of people in the three-storey West Balkan club.

Sabarimala Kerala, India. 14/01/2011

The 2011 Sabarimala a crowd crush on 14 January 2011, Makara Jyothi Day at Sabarimala in Kerala, India. It broke out during an annual pilgrimage, killing 106 pilgrims and injuring about 100 more

 

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