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Madagascar stadium stampede kills 16 during celebrations

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.

16 killed in stampede in Madagascar’s capital

Madagascar’s independence day celebration turned deadly when a stampede in the stadium in the nation’s capital killed at least 16 people and injured no less than 80 Wednesday night.

Thousands of people had gathered for a military parade and a concert marking 59 years of independence.

15 killed, 75 injured in Madgascar stampede

At least 15 people were killed and 75 others injured on Wednesday in a stampede during an official celebration of the independence day of Madagascar, Richard Ravalomanana, secretary of state for the Gendarmerie of Madagascar, confirmed.

Madagascar stadium crush leaves 15 dead during national celebrations

At least 15 people have been crushed to death at a stadium in Madagascar during independence day celebrations. Details are unclear, but authorities said the crush happened as people tried to leave the stadium after a parade and police closed the venue’s doors.

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