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31 Persons Confirmed Dead In A Stampede At A Church’s Charity Programme In Port Harcourt (Photos) – FashionStyleng

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About thirty-one persons have been confirmed dead in a stampede that occurred at a church event in Port Harcourt, Rivers State, today, May 28.

It was gat.d that Kings Assembly, a church in Port Harcourt, organized a charity event to give out gift items including food to residents of the area.

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A lot of people flooded the Polo Club with some arriving a day before to wait, while others arrived as early as 6am this morning.

When the gate was finally opened, the multitudes rushed into the venue causing a major stampede, which led to the death of some persons.

The acting spokesperson of the State Police Command, Grace Iringe-Koko, confirming the tragic incident, revealed that 31 persons died in the stampede.

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“Thirty-one persons for now have been confirmed dead and those injured are responding to treatment. We are investigating to find out what really happened”, he said.

See photos below,

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In other news, a 46-year-old married man has been arrested for allegedly stabbing his girlfriend to death in Kirinyaga, Kenya.

Following a disagreement, the suspect, Simon Maina, allegedly went berserk and repeatedly stabbed his lover, Jackline Irungu, murdering her on the spot on Tuesday night, May 24 in Ngurubani town.

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Witnesses claim that Maina and his girlfriend arrived at their rented room on Tuesday evening. While inside, the two disagreed for unknown reasons, and a heated argument erupted.

The suspect then reportedly took a knife and fatally attacked his girlfriend.

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