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At least 31 killed in church stampede in southern Nigeria

06:37 29 May 2022 Author :  

At least 31 people were reportedly killed during a stampede at a church charity event in southern Nigeria on Saturday.

According to local media, the charity program was held by the church to help needy people in Port Harcourt, the capital city of Rivers state.

Hundreds of people, who rushed to get giveaways, broke through a small gate behind the church, causing the stampede.

Many people were said to be injured in the incident./aa

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