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

13 Killed In Stampede At Peru Nightclub Operating Against Health Orders

At least 13 people were killed in a stampede at a nightclub in Peru when they tried to escape police who showed up to enforce COVID-19 restrictions on such gatherings.

According to Peru’s interior ministry, 120 people attended a party at Thomas Restobar Club in Lima’s Los Olivos district on Saturday night, despite prohibitions on social gatherings under the country’s state of emergency

13 killed during stampede at illegal nightclub party in Peru, officials say

Partygoers rushed to escape a police raid through a single door.

At least 13 people die in stampede, as police raid nightclub breaking coronavirus restrictions

Lima, Peru (CNN)At least 13 people have been killed and three others injured in a stampede at a nightclub in Lima, Peru, as partygoers attempted to escape a police raid on the venue, according to Orlando Velasco Mujica, general of the Peruvian National Police.

Thirteen die in stampede as police raid illegal nightclub party in Peru

Police say people were trapped between the entrance door, which was pushed shut in the chaos, and a staircase leading to a street.

Peru: 13 killed as police raid club breaking coronavirus curbs

About 120 people in Lima tried to flee a party, banned under current coronavirus restrictions, when police arrived.

Partygoers killed in Peru nightclub stampede after police raid

The interior ministry said 23 people have been detained and that authorities are trying to identify the organisers and the owners of the premises.

Peru nightclub stampede: 15 test positive for COVID-19

Deadly incident takes place after police raid disco for violating confinement rules to stem spread of coronavirus

13 dead in botched police raid on illegal party at Lima nightclub

LIMA, Aug. 23 (Xinhua) — A botched police raid of a nightclub in Peru’s capital Lima left at least 13 people dead and another six injured as panicked clients stampeded toward the exit, authorities said on Sunday.

13 Clubbers Flouting Lockdown Killed in Police Raid, Stampede in Peru

Officials called the incident “willful homicide motivated by profit,” but survivors questioned police tactics during the raid.

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