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29 People Killed in Stampede at a Religious Event in Liberia

The death toll is likely to increase, police said. 
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The death toll is likely to increase, police said. Representative image/Shutterstock

The disaster occurred on Wednesday night or during the early hours of Thursday morning.

At least 29 people have been killed in a stampede at a religious event in the suburbs of the Liberian capital Monrovia, police said on Thursday.

The disaster occurred on Wednesday night or during the early hours of Thursday morning, according to local media.

Police spokesman Moses Carter said the death toll was provisional and “may increase”.

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first published:January 20, 2022, 16:04 IST