Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

ALGIERS (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said. Thousands had gathered at the concert of local rap star Abderraouf Derradji, known as 'Soolking', in a stadium in Algiers

Reuters August 23, 2019 07:10:16 IST
Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

ALGIERS (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said.

Thousands had gathered at the concert of local rap star Abderraouf Derradji, known as "Soolking", in a stadium in Algiers.

No further details were immediately available

(Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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