24 killed in stampede during rap concert in Guinea
July 30 , 2014
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.