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At least 11 Afghan women killed in stampede near Pakistan consulate

Jalalabad - At least 11 women were killed Wednesday in a stampede at an Afghan football stadium where thousands of people had gathered to apply for Pakistani visas, authorities said.

At least 11 Afghan women killed in stampede near Pakistan consulate

Jalalabad - At least 11 women were killed Wednesday in a stampede in an Afghan football stadium where thousands had gathered to apply for visas at a nearby Pakistan consulate, officials said.

Death toll now 15 after Nigeria election stampede: hospital

Port Harcourt - Fifteen people were killed in a stampede at an election campaign rally in southern Nigeria held by President Muhammadu Buhari, health officials said on Wednesday, in an updated toll.

Anger as Germany scales back trial over Love Parade disaster

D - A German court Wednesday scaled back a marathon trial over the deaths of 21 young people in a stampede at a techno music festival, sparking anger from bereaved relatives.

Death toll in Caracas club stampede rises to 18

Caracas - Venezuelan authorities on Wednesday revised to 18 the death toll following a stampede at a crowded Caracas club over the weekend.

Caracas club stampede leaves 17 dead

Caracas - Seventeen people, including eight minors, were killed at a crowded Caracas club early Saturday when a tear gas canister was detonated during a fight at a party, setting off a stampede, Venezuelan officials said.

10 killed in stampede at Bangladesh politician's funeral

Chittagong - Ten people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede Monday after tens of thousands of people gathered for a funeral feast in Bangladesh's southern city of Chittagong, police said.Police and hospital staff said they feared the death toll could rise....

Indian railway probe blames rain for deadly stampede

Mumbai - Indian railway officials on Wednesday blamed bad weather for causing a deadly stampede at a Mumbai station last month, despite commuter warnings before the tragedy of a disaster waiting to happen.

Suffocated, crushed: 22 killed in Mumbai bridge stampede

Mumbai - A stampede on an overcrowded Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm killed at least 22 people Friday and raised new safety questions about one of the world's biggest rail networks.

Mumbai commuter stampede leaves at least 22 dead

Mumbai - A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge lashed by a monsoon storm during the morning rush hour Friday killed at least 22 people, officials said.

Angola probes football stampede that killed 17

Luanda - Angola on Saturday announced an investigation into a stadium stampede that killed at least 17 and injured scores in what was described as the southern African country's worst football tragedy.

Stampede kills 24 at religious gathering in India

Varanasi - A stampede at a religious gathering in northern India killed at least 24 people Saturday as thousands of devotees of a controversial guru tried to cross a bridge at once, police said.

Nine dead in Ghana Eid party stampede

Accra - Nine people were killed in a stampede at a party in central Ghana to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a public official told reporters on Thursday.

Trial over deadly Halloween stampede opens in Spain

Madrid - The trial over a deadly Halloween stampede in Madrid opened Tuesday, three years after five young women were crushed at a rave party in an overcrowded stadium, prompting one of the Spanish capital's deputy mayors to resign.

'They will trample on me': Hajj crush survivor

Mena - Injured survivors of a hajj stampede that killed 769 people have recounted their struggle to survive, trapped among a surging crowd where escape routes were blocked.

Tehran accuses Saudi of safety errors after deadly stampede

Tehran - Iran accused Saudi Arabia of safety errors after at least 43 of its citizens died Thursday in a stampede that killed several hundred pilgrims during the annual hajj ceremonies.

Saudi minister blames undisciplined pilgrims for hajj tragedy

Mena - Saudi Arabia's health minister blamed undisciplined pilgrims for the deadly stampede Thursday during the hajj, saying the tragedy would not have occurred if they "had followed instructions".

Stampede at India temple kills 11

New Delhi - A stampede outside a temple killed at least 11 pilgrims in eastern India early Monday after thousands tried to jump a queue that stretched for kilometres during a holy Hindu month, a police officer said.

27 crushed to death in India holy river stampede

Hyderabad - A stampede on the banks of a holy river killed at least 27 pilgrims Tuesday in southern India in a tragic beginning to a religious festival season.

Five crushed to death in India holy river stampede

Hyderabad - A stampede on the banks of a holy river killed at least five female pilgrims Tuesday in southern India at the start of a religious festival season, officials said.

24 dead in Bangladesh charity handout stampede

Mymensingh - A stampede during a Ramadan charity handout killed at least 24 people in Bangladesh on Friday as hundreds of desperately poor people tried to get their hands on free clothing, police said.

One killed, 150 hurt in Kenya stampede after power cable blast

Nairobi - A panicked student was killed and 150 more were hurt in a stampede on Sunday when an electrical blast sparked fears of a new Islamist attack on a Kenyan university campus.

Video: Dozens electrocuted in Haiti Carnival

Port-au-prince - A carnival in Haiti’s capital hit a low-hanging power line setting off a stampede that claimed at least 20 lives and injured dozens.

China sacks four officials over Shanghai stampede

Shanghai - Four local officials in Shanghai have been sacked over a New Year's Eve crush on the waterfront Bund that killed 36 people, the city government announced Wednesday, saying the carnage could have been avoided.

Mourning and fury over China stampede deaths

Shanghai - The bitter pain of bereavement turned to tears of anger Friday for relatives of the 36 killed in a New Year's Eve crush in Shanghai, as they accused authorities of failing to control the crowds.

New Year stampede kills 36 in China's financial capital

Shanghai - A New Year's stampede on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed at least 36 revellers and injured dozens more, mostly women, as one police officer said fewer personnel than at previous events were securing the area.

China New Year stampede kills 35 in Shanghai: City govt

Shanghai - A stampede by New Year's revellers in Shanghai's historic riverfront area killed 35 people and injured dozens more, the city government said early Thursday.

Eleven worshippers die in Zimbabwe stampede

Harare - At least 11 people died and many more were injured in a stampede in Zimbabwe as thousands packed a stadium for a service by a celebrity preacher and self-styled miracle-worker, police said Friday.

At least 32 killed in Indian festival stampede

Thirty-two people — including 20 women and 10 children — have been killed and 26 people injured in an October 3 stampede, during a celebration of the Dussehra festival in the city of Patna, in the Indian state of Bihar.

​10 pilgrims killed in temple stampede in India

Bhopal - Ten people were killed and several dozen were injured in a stampede at the Bharat Milap temple in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh.
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Amsterdam's major square in front of the Royal palace on May 5, 2010
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Steamer EXCELCIOR leaving San Francisco for the Klondike  July 28  1897. Excelcior was the first ste...
Steamer EXCELCIOR leaving San Francisco for the Klondike, July 28, 1897. Excelcior was the first steamer to carry pasengers to the Klondike after news of the discovery of gold in the Klondike was received. She was laden with 350 passengers and 800 tons of supplies. Photo taken: 28 July 1897
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A security personnel looks back as he walks past a mosque in Xiji  Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region  wh...
A security personnel looks back as he walks past a mosque in Xiji, Ningxia Hui Autonomous Region, where 14 people were killed and 10 injured during a stampede for food
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Relatives visit victims  who were injured during a stampede at a religious ceremony in Xiji  Ningxia...
Relatives visit victims, who were injured during a stampede at a religious ceremony in Xiji, Ningxia Hui, northwestern China. As food was being handed out in a mosque 14 people were killed and 10 injured
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