24 killed in stampede during rap concert in Guinea

  • At least 24 people have died in a stampede during a rap concert in Guinea’s capital Conakry, reports said. 

    The tragedy occurred on a beach in Ratoma suburb where popular rappers were performing.

    At least 13 girls were among the dead, hospital reports said. All bodies were taken to a morgue in a hospital in Donka, a hospital official was quoted as saying.

    A probe has been ordered into the causes of the stampede. The government has declared one week of national mourning.



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