The stamped came about as masses of other folks collected on the church within the Rivers state for meals, a police spokesperson stated.
A minimum of 31 other folks were killed and 7 others injured throughout a stampede at a church match in southern Nigeria’s Port Harcourt town, in line with police.
Masses of people that had became as much as obtain meals on the church early on Saturday broke thru a gate, inflicting the stampede, Grace Iringe-Koko, police spokesperson for Rivers state, of which Port Harcourt is the capital, stated.
“Other folks had been there previous and a few were given impatient and began speeding, which resulted in stampeding. The police are at the floor tracking the location whilst the investigation is on going,” Iringe-Koko advised Reuters.