Food stampede in Nigeria kills dozens

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 Food stampede in Nigeria: dozens dead

In Nigeria, several dozen people died in a stampede for free food.

According to Reuters, thousands of people gathered near Port Harcourt Church in in the southern state of Rivers and the organizers of the charity event could not cope with the influx of crowds.

It is reported that at least 31 people died in the stampede. Among the victims are a pregnant woman and three children.

The organizer of the charity program was arrested.

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