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Sunday, 03 November 2013 - 9:06
Church stampede in Nigeria, kills 17
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At least 17 people have been killed and many more injured in a stampede at the end of a religious vigil in eastern Nigeria, officials say.

 

More than 100,000 people were said to have gathered at the venue of the incident, the Holy Ghost Adoration Ground in Anambra State.

 

Local media say that the death toll could be higher.

 

Anambra governor Peter Obi had been at the event and later returned to visit the injured in hospital.

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