The Disaster Corner

Twenty-six people were killed on Feb.26th following a stampede near a mosque in Timbuktu. At least 41 people were injured in the stampede, which occurred last Thursday night during the Islamic festival of Mouloud. According to a journalist at the scene, approximately 4,000 people, who were traveling to and from the mosque, had to squeeze through a narrow road because the main road was closed due to construction. The smaller road was at maximum capacity, and many of the people who died were children.


One response to “The Disaster Corner

  1. a) this is over a month old, why report on it?
    b) if you have a cup article, you have to attribute it…

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