Guinea Eid Stampede Kills At Least 24

July 30, 2014 5:27 AM

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Guinea Eid Stampede Kills At Least 24

A stampede at a beachside concert celebrating the end of Ramadan killed at least 24 people in Conakry, the capital of Guinea, on Tuesday.

The incident occurred at a beach in the Ratoma neighborhood of Conakry, a statement from the president's office reportedly said. While the statement did not provide an exact death toll figure, it reportedly said that some people had died and several were injured. Guinean hospital officials estimated...

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