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Stampede kills 10 in Bangladesh

DHAKA, Bangladesh: At least 10 people were killed and 50 others injured on Monday evening during a stampede at a community center in southeastern Chittagong city, police said. Iqbal Bahar, the city’s police commissioner, told reporters that the stampede occurred when food was being distributed at a funeral rite of former Chittagong mayor Mohiuddin Chowdhury….

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December 18, 2017

 

At least 15 killed in Mumbai railway bridge stampede: official

MUMBAI: Commuters stampeded on a Mumbai railway bridge during the morning rush hour Friday killing at least 15 people, a disaster management official said. The cause of the stampede was not immediately known but Tanaji Pawar, a spokesman for Mumbai’s disaster management cell, warned that the death toll “is likely to go up”. He said…

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September 29, 2017

 

Iran says Hajj success opens way for talks with Saudi

Iran thanked Saudi Arabia on Tuesday for its handling of the annual hajj pilgrimage, saying it opened the way for negotiations between the regional rivals. “We thank Saudi Arabia… for adopting a new approach in dealing with Iranian pilgrims,” said Ali Ghazi-Askar, the head of the hajj organisation in Tehran, according to the state broadcaster….

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September 5, 2017

 

Terror in Turin as stampede leaves 1,500 injured

More than 1,500 people were injured, three seriously, after a bomb scare triggered a stampede among Juventus fans watching the Champions League final in Turin, local authorities said Sunday. In an update on Saturday’s dramatic events in a square packed with supporters watching the Cardiff match on a giant screen, the local prefecture said 1,527…

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June 4, 2017

 

Watch: Victoria station stampede after the blast

A blast on Monday night at a concert in the northern English city of Manchester where U.S. singer Ariana Grande had been performing left an unknown number of people dead and injured, police said. Train services to and from Manchester Victoria Station — located under the Arena — had been cancelled.

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May 23, 2017

 

17 dead in stampede at Angolan football stadium: police

LUANDA: At least 17 football fans died in a stampede at a stadium in northern Angola on Friday, police said, adding that scores of other spectators were injured, many of them seriously. Panic spread through the crowd at the match in the town of Uige between Santa Rita de Cassia and Recreativo de Libolo in…

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February 11, 2017

 

12 killed in stampede at religious gathering in India

A stampede at a religious gathering in northern India killed 12 people Saturday as thousands of devotees of a controversial guru tried to cross a bridge at once, police said.  The followers of Jai Gurudev, a leader of a local religious sect, had gathered in Varanasi, a Hindu holy town in Uttar Pradesh state, when…

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October 15, 2016

 

Hajj stampede survivor: ‘I am not afraid’ of pilgrimage

MINA: As pilgrims from around the world symbolically stoned the devil on Monday in the last major rite of the hajj, the memory of a deadly stampede during last year’s stoning ritual remains all too real for Kassoum Kouanda. Injured in the crush which killed his three companions and around 2,300 others, he vividly recalled…

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September 12, 2016

 

Iran, Saudi discuss hajj safety after stampede

RIYADH: An Iranian delegation has held talks in Saudi Arabia about the safety of pilgrims after a deadly stampede at last year’s hajj, an official said on Friday. It is the first dialogue between the rival powers since a diplomatic crisis erupted in January. The head of the Iranian Hajj Organisation, Said Ohadi, told Iranian…

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April 15, 2016

 

61 Pakistanis dead in Mina stampede

KARACHI: The death toll of Pakistani pilgrims from deadly stampede that occurred in Mina during Hajj on September 24 has climbed to 61 with 90 others still missing after the tragedy. According to reports, the death toll crossed 60 after Nasim Akhtar, a resident of Faisalabad, was identified among dead in Saudi Arabia. On the…

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October 4, 2015

 

Pakistan: Mina stampede death toll rises to 57

ISLAMABAD:  As many as 57 identified Pakistani pilgrims are dead while 100 others still missing from the deadly stampede that occurred in Mina during Hajj on September 24, said Prime Minister’s focal person Tariq Fazl Chaudhry on Friday. Speaking to media, he said 26 pilgrims who embraced martyrdom in the tragic incident have been laid…

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October 2, 2015

 

Iran nearly doubles its Hajj stampede death toll to 464

TEHRAN: Iran on Thursday nearly doubled its death toll from last week’s Hajj stampede to 464, saying there was no hope of finding pilgrims missing after the tragedy. “Seven days after this tragic accident… the status of all (pilgrims) injured has been completely cleared and reported,” Iran’s Hajj organisation said in a statement carried by…

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October 1, 2015

 

10 Pakistanis martyred in Mina stampede, 316 missing

ISLAMABAD: The number of Pakistani Hajj pilgrim martyred in Friday’s stampede in Mina has mounted to 10, as government authorities issued details of the deceased and injured, Samaa reported Saturday. According to latest reports, ten Hajj pilgrims were martyred and 17 others injured in the incident. The deceased include Hafsa Shoaib, Zarin Naseem, Syeda Narjis…

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September 26, 2015

 

Iran demands role in Hajj stampede inquiry

TEHRAN: Iran has demanded that it and other affected countries be represented in the Saudi investigation into the stampede that killed more than 700 pilgrims, including 131 Iranians, at this year’s Hajj. “Countries such as Iran, which have suffered so much, should be represented in the inquiry to determine the causes of the catastrophe and…

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September 26, 2015

 

Hajj stampede: Ex-PM Gilani’s nephew Assad Gilani is dead

MULTAN: Assad Murtaza Gilani, a former MNA and nephew of former Prime Minister Syed Yousuf Raza Gilani, embraced martyrdom due to Thursday’s stampede at Mina in Saudi Arabia. Speaking to SAMAA, former Prime Minister Gilani said that he got confirmation from Assad Gilani’s friends about his martyrdom. “Three bodies were brought to a small mosque…

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September 25, 2015

 

Ex-PM Gilani’s nephew among 315 missing Pakistani Hajj pilgrims

ISLAMABAD: As many as 316 Pakistanis are believed to be missing in the aftermath of a deadly stampede, which killed more than 700 pilgrims at Mina yesterday, officials say. Abu Akif, Director General of Hajj Operations, told SAMAA that 316 were still missing. “We have confirmation about the death of seven Pakistanis while 13 are…

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September 25, 2015

 

Sport stars extend Eid greetings on social media

As Muslims across the world celebrate Eid ul Azha, sports star took to social media to send Eid greetings to fans and families. – Watch details in this report.

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September 25, 2015

 

Iran says 131 nationals among Hajj stampede dead

TEHRAN: A total of 131 Iranians were among more than 700 pilgrims killed in a stampede at the annual Hajj, the head of the country’s pilgrimage organisation said on Friday. Said Ohadi told the official IRNA news agency that the death toll could rise as 60 Iranians were also injured in Thursday’s crush, the worst…

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September 25, 2015

 

Witnesses blame Saudi officials for Hajj horror

MINA, Saudi Arabia: Witnesses to a stampede that left more than 700 people dead at the Hajj in Saudi Arabia on Thursday blamed Saudi authorities and said they were afraid to continue the rituals. The worst tragedy in 25 years at the annual Muslim pilgrimage occurred during the symbolic stoning of the devil at Mina,…

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September 25, 2015

 

Mina martyrs being identified: Saudi govt

Saudi interior ministry said the process to indentify the martyrs of Mina stampede tragedy is in progress. He said fool-proof security arrangements were in place from Muzdalifa to Mina; but, some people did not abide by the rules.

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September 25, 2015

 

Mufti Muneeb grieves over Mina tragedy

Mina tragedy drew expression of grief from across the country. religious scholars said mistake by some people spawned a severe tragedy.

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September 25, 2015

 
 
 
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