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Dozens Killed in Nigerian Church Stampede

Summary by Ground News
A stampede at a church charity event in southern Nigeria leaves 31 people dead. One witness said the dead included a pregnant woman and many children. The stampede involved people who came to the church's annual charity program. Such events are common in Nigeria, Africa's largest economy, where more than 80 million live in poverty.
1 month ago·Port Harcourt, Nigeria

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Times of India

nigeria: At least 31 die in stampede at Nigeria church event: Police

Rest of World News: At least 31 people were killed on Saturday when a stampede broke out in southern Nigeria during a church charity event where food was being distribute.

1 month ago·Mumbai, India
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BBC News

How 32 pipo die for stampede during one church programme for Port Harcourt - BBC News Pidgin

Many pesins dey feared dead for stampede wey happen for Polo Club Port Harcourt, Rivers state wia one new generation church bin dey do special charity programme.

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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Reuters

At least 31 die in church stampede in southern Nigeria

By Tife Owolabi YENAGOA, Nigeria - At least 31 people died in Nigeria on Saturday during a stampede at a church in the southern Rivers state, a police spokesperson said. Hundreds of people who had turned up to receive food at the church early on Saturday broke through a gate, causing the stampede, Grace Iringe-Koko, police spokesperson for Rivers state said. "People were there earlier

1 month ago·United Kingdom
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The Guardian

Stampede at charity event in Nigeria leaves 31 people dead and seven injured

The programme, organised by Kings Assembly church in Rivers state, aimed to ‘offer hope’ to those in need

1 month ago·London, United Kingdom
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News18 India

At Least 31 Die in Church Stampede in Southern Nigeria After People Break Through Gate

Hundreds of people who had turned up to receive food at the church early on Saturday broke through a gate, causing the stampede

1 month ago·India
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CTV News

More than 30 people, including children, killed in stampede at church event in Nigeria

More than 30 people were killed and others injured when a stampede broke out at a church event in the southeastern Nigerian city of Port Harcourt on Saturday, according to police and security officials.

1 month ago·Toronto, Canada
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