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20 killed in Niger in food distribution stampede

Published : Monday, 17 February, 2020 at 9:17 PM  Count : 223

20 killed in Niger in food distribution stampede

20 killed in Niger in food distribution stampede


Twenty people, many of them women and children, were killed on Monday in a stampede at a distribution of food and money for displaced people in Diffa, southeast Niger, sources said.





“We have a provisional toll of 20 dead,” a medical source said. Aid workers confirmed the account and said about 10 people had been injured.

AFP/ALM

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