Divine nightclub Mexico crowd incident 21/06/2008

Divine nightclub Mexico crowd incident 21/06/2008

Dozen Crushed In Mex. Nightclub Stampede

At least a dozen people were crushed to death in a Mexico City nightclub, as panicked youths rushed for the exits during a police raid Friday evening, the capital’s police chief said.

Who killed 12 people?

In three years of operation, the News Divine nightclub had been shut down twice. The most recent at the beginning of the year, reported neighbors of the place. According to the Secretary of Public Security, Joel Ortega, the operation was carried out together with the Judicial Police, and blamed the owner for causing a stampede, complaining on the microphone of the police presence.

GDF Demands Punishment for Those Responsible for Bar Stampede Deaths

The head of government of the Federal District, Marcelo Ebrard Casaubon, demanded a transparent investigation, open to society, and punishment of who or who is responsible for the death of at least 12 people in the News Divine nightclub, located in the Gustavo A. Madero delegation, who perished during a police operation to prevent the sale of alcoholic beverages and drugs to minors.

Mexico City mayor suspends officials after nightclub stampede that killed 12

MEXICO CITY — Mexico City’s mayor expressed outrage Saturday that youths as young as 13 were among the dozen people killed in a nightclub stampede and said the officials involved in the police raid that sparked the crush had been suspended.

12 dead in stampede at Mexico nightclub

MEXICO CITY – Panicked youths rushed for the exits during a police raid on a Mexico City nightclub on Friday, leaving at least 12 people dead in the crush of bodies, the capital’s police chief said.

12 killed in Mexico nightclub stampede

MEXICO CITY — Mexico City”s mayor expressed outrage Saturday that youths as young as 13 were among the dozen people killed in a nightclub stampede and said the officials involved in the police raid that sparked the crush had been suspended.

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