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Kwekwe stadium stampede

On 21 November 2014, a stampede occurred at Mbizo Stadium in Kwekwe, Zimbabwe, killing 11 and injuring 40 people.[1] Reuters reported that around 30,000 people attended a religious service officiated by Walter Magaya.[2] After the service, the crowd left toward a single exit in a stampede, killing four immediately; seven others were pronounced dead at hospital.[2] The Business Standard reported that the stampede was caused by police firing teargas after some of the crowd attempted to break off parts of the stadium wall to exit.[1]


  1. ^ a b IANS (21 November 2014). "11 killed in Zimbabwe stadium stampede". Retrieved 6 January 2015. 
  2. ^ a b "Zimbabwe stadium church service stampede kills 11: police". Yahoo News. 21 November 2014. Retrieved 6 January 2015. 

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