8 people killed in stampede as thousands struggled to get food at a church programme (photos)

8 people killed in stampede as thousands struggled to get food at a church programme (photos)

Eight people have died in a stampede on Monday, March 6, as thousands of people struggled to collect food handouts at a church event in Lusaka, Zambia.

Stampede

8 people killed in stampede as they struggled to get food at a church programme

The tragic incident which happened at, the Olympic Youth Development Centre, left 8 dead and 28 others injured out of 35,000 people who attended the Church of Christ programme.

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Zambian police, while confirming the incident said an inquiry has been opened to find out what happened. The police spokesperson said: “We have since dispersed the gathering and an inquiry into the matter has been instituted.’’

According to World Bank, about 42% of Zambians are living in poverty.

So sad!

Source: Gossip.naija.ng

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