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River State APC Rally: Four Dead, Others Injured in Stampede

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Stampede at APC rally claims lives at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium.

Four people lost their lives and an estimated seven other people are feared dead in a stampede at the Adokiye Amiesimaka Stadium in Port Harcourt after the Rivers APC Presidential Campaign Rally.

The person’s were trampled to death after they struggled to leave the stadium before the conclusion of the rally on Tuesday.

Those that appeared to be breathing were rushed to a nearby hospital for medical attention by available ambulances.

President Muhammadu Buhari had taken his re-election campaign on the platform of the APC to Rivers State, south-south Nigeria.

Massive APC crowd had thronged the stadium to catch a glimpse of Buhari as he seeks re-election on Saturday.
On the arrival of President Muhammadu Buhari, the people tried to exit, but the gates were locked by Rivers APC. It was during the struggled that they were trampled.