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World - International
7/3/2024 9:39:49 AM
At least 116 people were crushed to death at an overcrowded Hindu religious gathering in northern India on Tuesday, government officials said, the worst such tragedy in more than a decade.

World - International
7/2/2024 5:34:10 PM
Nearly 100 people were crushed to death at a Hindu religious gathering in northern India on Tuesday, with many others injured, a senior government official said.

World - Region
9/27/2023 7:54:00 PM
At least 100 people were killed when a fire ripped through a crowded Iraqi wedding hall, officials said Wednesday, pointing to indoor fireworks as the likely cause for the blaze that sparked a panicked stampede for the exits.

Sports - World
5/25/2023 10:05:31 AM
Citing safety concerns, El Salvador's football authorities announced Wednesday they were canceling the country's Clausura national tournament following a stampede at a game over the weekend that killed 12.

Sports - World
5/21/2023 8:08:36 PM
Fans angry at being blocked from entering a Salvadoran soccer league match knocked down an entrance gate to the stadium, leading to a crush that left at least 12 people dead and dozens injured, officials and witnesses said Sunday.

Egypt - Foreign Affairs
4/20/2023 9:45:09 PM
Egypt expressed its sincere condolences to Yemen following the stampede that took place in the capital city of Sanaa on Wednesday, leaving many dead and injured, announced spokesperson for Egyptian Ministry of Foreign Affairs Ahmed Abu-Zeid on Thursday.

World - International
4/20/2023 12:16:12 PM
The stampede that killed at least 85 people in Sanaa, Yemen, during a charity distribution event is among the deadliest crowd incidents of the past decade. Here are the most deadly:

World - Region
4/20/2023 10:26:48 AM
A crowd apparently panicked by gunfire and an electrical explosion stampeded at an event to distribute financial aid during the Muslim holy month of Ramadan in Yemen’s capital late Wednesday, killing at least 78 people and injuring at least 73 others, according to witnesses and Houthi rebel officials.

Sports - World
1/19/2023 9:38:05 PM
A stampede outside a stadium in southern Iraq on Thursday killed at least two people and injured dozens, a health official said. Witnesses blamed the deadly incident on what they said was bad organization of the tournament.

Sports - World
1/19/2023 2:27:36 PM
One person was killed and dozens injured Thursday when a stampede broke out outside a football stadium in Iraq hours before the Gulf Cup final, officials said.

World - Africa
1/9/2023 2:32:26 PM
Ugandan police said Monday they have arrested a key suspect who went on the run after a deadly stampede at a New Year's Eve party in the capital Kampala.

World - Africa
1/1/2023 12:34:13 PM
At least nine people died in a shopping mall crush in Uganda's capital on Sunday as revellers rang in the New Year, police said.

World - International
10/30/2022 10:40:34 AM
More than 150 people were killed in a stampede at a Halloween event in central Seoul, officials said Sunday, with South Korea's president vowing a full investigation into one of the country's worst disasters.

World - International
10/5/2022 12:56:01 PM
Indonesia's President Joko Widodo said on Wednesday that locked gates had contributed to the crush at the soccer stadium that left 131 dead and over 400 injured when police fired tear gas and set off a panicked run for the exits.

Sports - World
10/2/2022 10:30:51 AM
The death toll from panic at an Indonesian soccer match climbed to 174, most of whom trampled to death after police fired tear gas to dispel riots Saturday, making it one of the deadliest sports events in the world.

Business - Economy
9/8/2022 5:40:59 PM
The European Central Bank made its largest-ever interest rate increase Thursday, following the U.S. Federal Reserve and other central banks in a global stampede of rapid rate hikes meant to snuff out the inflation that is squeezing consumers and pushing Europe toward recession.

World - Region
7/13/2022 11:50:39 AM
Morocco's navy has intercepted 257 migrants at sea in four days, state media reported Tuesday, two weeks after at least 23 migrants were killed in a border stampede.

World - Africa
5/28/2022 7:45:10 PM
A stampede Saturday at a church charity event in southern Nigeria left 31 people dead and seven injured, police told The Associated Press, a shocking development at a program that organizers said aimed to ``offer hope`` to the needy.

AFCON 2021 - News
1/27/2022 4:47:10 PM
The Cameroonian government wants to "improve" access to the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde after the deadly stampede that killed eight people at the Africa Cup of Nations on Monday, its spokesman told state media on Thursday.

World - International
1/1/2022 10:28:28 AM
A stampede at a popular Hindu shrine in Indian-controlled Kashmir killed at least 12 people and injured 13 others on New Year's Day, officials said.

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