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Stampede at charity event in Nigeria leaves 31 people dead and seven injured

The programme, organised by Kings Assembly church in Rivers state, aimed to ‘offer hope’ to those in need

A stampede at a church charity event in southern Nigeria on Saturday left 31 people dead and seven injured, a shocking development at a programme that organisers said aimed to “offer hope” to those in need.

The stampede at the programme organised by the Kings Assembly pentecostal church in Rivers state involved many people who were seeking assistance, according to Grace Iringe-Koko, a police spokesperson.

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