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Stampede in Nigerian church event kills two people: Police

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Lagos, Aug 20 (Ajit Weekly News) Nigerian police has said that at least two people died and five others were injured during a stampede at a church event in Lagos, the country’s economic hub.

An adult and a child died in the stampede on Thursday morning during the congregational service at the church in the Ikotun area of the state, said Lagos police spokesperson Benjamin Hundeyin in a brief statement on Friday.

Authorities are investigating what caused the stampede, he said, adding that the five injured are being treated in a local hospital, Xinhua news agency reported.

–Ajit Weekly News
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