Film Festival crowd incident 27/02/2005

Deadly Stampede Mars African Film Festival

A deadly stampede has marred the start of the African Fespaco biennial film festival in Burkina Faso. Two young girls died in the melee, and 17 people were injured, several seriously.

Two die at pan-African film festival

OUAGADOUGOU, Burkina Faso, Feb. 27 (UPI) — The opening of the week-long pan-African film festival “Fespaco” in Burkino Faso was marred by the death of two people who were fatally trampled.

Two killed as film festival opens

The opening of the pan-African film festival Fespaco has been marred by the deaths of two people in a crush.

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