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

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

Zimbabwe stadium church service stampede kills 11- (Update 1)

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.

Zimbabwe stadium church service stampede kills 11: police

 

HARARE (Reuters) – 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.

Stampede At Zimbabwe Stadium Church Service Kills 11

The incident apparently occurred shortly after the end of the service, which was attended by 30,000 people. The Herald Zimbabwe reported that police allegedly closed a number of gates, forcing the congregation to use a single exit.

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