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Dozens killed in stampede at Iran general's funeral

Jan 07, 2020 - 6:25 PM

(3rd UPDATE) Reports say more than 50 people were killed and 212 people were injured in the stampede in Kerman

MOURNING. Iranian mourners gather during the final stage of funeral processions for slain top general Qasem Soleimani, in his hometown Kerman on January 7, 2020. Photo by Atta Kenare/AFP

India stampede leaves at least 14 dead

Jun 23, 2019 - 10:40 PM

Authorities say the stamped was triggered after storng winds caused a large marquee to collapse during a religious event attended by thousands

6 dead, dozens hurt in Italy nightclub stampede

Dec 08, 2018 - 6:57 PM

The victims include 5 people under the age of 18 – 3 girls and two boys – and an adult woman who accompanied her daughter to the concert

STAMPEDE. This handout picture taken and released by Vigili del Fuoco, the Italian fire and rescue service, on December 8, 2018 shows emergency personnel treating victims after a stampede at a nightclub in Cornaldo. Photo by Vigili del Fuoco/AFP

Mumbai commuter stampede leaves at least 22 dead

Sep 29, 2017 - 4:27 PM

Dozens of people took shelter on the bridge during a sudden monsoon downpour and the deadly crush started as they emerged all at once, Indian Railways spokesman Anil Saxena says

Malls seized by hungry mobs for 8-peso burger fix

Aug 28, 2017 - 5:17 PM

A local food chain’s anniversary promo sends customers stampeding in some malls across the country to get burgers at a deeply discounted price

BURGER RUSH. Mobs of customers rush to a Zark's Burgers branch to avail of their 8-peso burger promo. Photo of mob by Pauline Cabal Estrada

2 killed in South Africa football stadium crush

Jul 30, 2017 - 12:53 AM

Local media reports that the crush took place outside a gate at the FNB stadium during a football match

8 dead at Malawi independence day stampede

Jul 06, 2017 - 8:36 PM

The stampede occurs after gates are opened at the 40 000 seat Bingu stadium in the capital Lilongwe for a presidential address and football match to mark the annual Independence Day celebrations

At least 4 dead in Honduras football stadium stampede

May 29, 2017 - 9:42 AM

A stampede leaves at least 4 dead and 15 wounded at an overcrowded Honduran stadium hosting a championship football match

MAN DOWN. Rescue workers assist an injured supporter of Honduran team Motagua after a stampede at the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa on May 28, 2017. Orlando Sierra/AFP

Charo Santos-Concio on the 'most painful chapter' in her career

Mar 31, 2017 - 4:08 PM

The former ABS CBN president recalls how she faced the public after the Ultra stampede in 2006 which killed at least 71 people

17 dead in stampede at Angolan football stadium

Feb 11, 2017 - 8:48 AM

UPDATED Police says hundreds of fans had tried to enter the already packed stadium to see a football match causing a crush that pushed some people to the ground

Stampede kills 24 at religious gathering in India

Oct 15, 2016 - 11:39 PM

State police blames overcrowding on an old iron bridge for the disaster during a religious gathering in northern India

Ethiopia mourns 52 killed in festival stampede

Oct 03, 2016 - 5:13 PM

The people were killed a stampede at a religious festival after police clashed with anti government protesters

A man checks the pulse of the victim of a stampede during the Oromo new year holiday Irreechaa in Bishoftu on October 2, 2016. Zacharias Abubeker/AFP

Dozens feared dead in stampede at Ethiopia religious festival

Oct 02, 2016 - 9:20 PM

3rd UPDATE The stampede happens during an anti government protest at a religious festival

TRAGEDY. People throw stones after a deadly stampede during the Oromo new year holiday Irreecha in Bishoftu, Ethiopia on October 2, 2016. Photo by Zacharias Abubeker/AFP

Pain lingers one year after hajj tragedy in Saudi

Sep 07, 2016 - 4:04 PM

It has been a year since the worst disaster in hajj history What is it like now in Saudi Arabia?

STAMPEDE. The stampede at the Hajj kills hundreds of pilgrims. Photo by AFP

9 dead in Eid party stampede in Ghana

Jul 07, 2016 - 7:59 PM

There are conflicting reports about the cause of the tragedy and a security meeting is called for to determine what happened

Fans 'unlawfully killed' in Hillsborough football disaster

Apr 27, 2016 - 7:47 AM

The 96 Liverpool fans who died in the 1989 Hillsborough football stadium disaster were unlawfully killed a jury concludes

Relatives of the victims of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster react following the conclusion of the inquest into the disaster, at the coroner's court in Warrington, north-west England on April 26, 2016. Geoff Caddick/AFP

Learning Nazarene devotees' 'choreography' and staying safe

Jan 07, 2016 - 8:12 PM

A crowd management and public safety expert likens the Black Nazarene procession to a dance that has risks

SUFFERING CHRIST. Millions of devotees see in the Black Nazarene a symbol of their own sufferings. File photo by Franz Lopez/Rappler

'Stampede' in Pampanga mall following alleged shooting incident

Dec 24, 2015 - 6:44 PM

Angeles Police Station 4 refused to give details saying the incident is currently being investigated

STAMPEDE. Reports from people on the ground say a stampede occurred inside a mall in Pampanga, following an alleged shooting incident. Photo by Jhoan Han

Powerful quake rocks South Asia, more than 160 dead

Oct 26, 2015 - 5:42 PM

UPDATED A powerful 7 5 magnitude earthquake which rocked parts of South Asia kills more than 160 people Monday including 12 Afghan girls crushed in a stampede as they fled their collapsing school

DAMAGE. Afghans check the damage to the walls of their home after a 7.7 magnitude earthquake, in Kabul, Afghanistan, 26 October 2015. Photo by Jawad Jalali / EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Castration for pedophiles, greenhouse gases from forest fires

Oct 22, 2015 - 7:07 AM

Other news include the new hajj stampede death toll and the human trafficking crisis in Southeast Asia

Hajj stampede death toll tops 2,000 – foreign figures

Oct 21, 2015 - 4:24 PM

The loss of life in the September 24 disaster far exceeds the 1 426 pilgrims who died in the hajj s worst previous incident – a tunnel stampede in July 1990

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Thousands flee after church-burning, Ahok popularity

Oct 15, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the foreign death toll on the hajj stampede the murder trial date of a man accused of killing two Indonesian women and babies suffering from pneumonia due to the haze

Foreign death tolls show stampede worst disaster in hajj history

Oct 14, 2015 - 11:31 PM

The death toll has risen to at least 1 636 with many more unaccounted for

WORST EVER. A pilgrim walks amid the bodies of some of the pilgrims killed in a stampede in the Mina neighborhood of Mecca, Saudi Arabia. Photo by EPA

Foreign toll figures show hajj tragedy deadliest in history

Oct 11, 2015 - 7:32 PM

Hundreds of pilgrims are also not been accounted for following the September 24 stampede at the hajj

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesian experts in Saudi, new mammal discovered

Oct 07, 2015 - 6:00 AM

Other stories include the importance of Indonesia for the Trans Pacific Partnership Indonesia s defense of its haze fighting efforts and Malaysia s sanctions from FIFA

DEAL SEALED. Trade ministers from the twelve Trans-Pacific Partnership (TPP) member countries participate in the closing press conference in Atlanta, Georgia, USA, October 5, 2015. Erik S Lesser/EPA

Indonesian forensic experts help identify hajj victims

Oct 06, 2015 - 10:28 PM

About 25 Indonesians are still missing from last month s stampede in Mecca

VICTIMS. Members of the Saudi emergency services line up the bodies of some of those killed in a stampede in Mecca. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Missing plane, Rohingya sexual assault claims

Oct 05, 2015 - 6:00 AM

A passenger plane is missing two days after it lost contact with air traffic control police say sexual assault allegations by Rohingya women are false and other top stories from Indonesia and around the world

74 jemaah haji Indonesia masih belum ditemukan di Mina

Oct 02, 2015 - 11:31 AM

600 jemaah haji seluruh dunia masih hilang Sedangkan tragedi Mina telah menelan 769 korban jiwa dan 934 korban luka luka

SORROW. Families of missing pilgrims comfort each other after their loved ones have yet to surface after the hajj stampede. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Jokowi won't apologize, Japan angry about railway bidding

Oct 02, 2015 - 6:00 AM

The President says the government won t apologize for the mass killings in the 1960s Japan is angered by Indonesia s ambiguous bidding process and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Indonesians, hundreds others still missing after hajj stampede

Oct 02, 2015 - 12:04 AM

The missing includes 74 from Indonesia the world s largest Muslim populated nation where the official death toll reached 59

SORROW. Families of missing pilgrims comfort each other after their loved ones have yet to surface after the hajj stampede. Photo by EPA

The wRap Indonesia: Tortured farmer, Go-Mart invasion

Sep 29, 2015 - 7:07 AM

A farmer killed for protesting sand mining is allegedly not the first one murdered Go Jek CEO and Founder Nadiem Makarim talks to Rappler about Go Mart and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Ucapan dukacita jaringan Gusdurian atas meninggalnya Salim Kancil. Foto dari Twitter @AlissaWahid

The wRap Indonesia: Indonesian death toll, Social Good Summit

Sep 28, 2015 - 6:00 AM

The number of Indonesians who died in the hajj pilgrimage stampede continues to rise Rappler and the United Nations Development Programme host the Social Good Summit in Jakarta and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

Iran-Saudi war of words heats up over hajj disaster

Sep 27, 2015 - 11:16 PM

Iranian leaders are fiercely critical of Saudi authorities handling of safety at the hajj

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

Iran's Khamenei demands Saudi apology for hajj deaths

Sep 27, 2015 - 4:27 PM

Iranian leaders are fiercely critical of Saudi authorities handling of safety at the hajj and question whether Riyadh is fit to continue organizing the annual pilgrimage

IRAN CALLS FOR SAUDI APOLOGY. An aerial view of the Masjid al-Haram holy mosque and the cranes surrounding it, Mecca, Saudi Arabia, 25 September 2015. Photo by Amel Pain/EPA

Hajj ends as stampede death toll rises to 769

Sep 26, 2015 - 10:29 PM

The number of injured has also risen to 934

Indonesian death toll from Hajj stampede rises to 120

Sep 26, 2015 - 8:47 PM

Indonesia the world s most populous Muslim majority country initially indicated only a handful of its citizens died in the stampede but the death toll crept up over the weeks

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

'We can't find him' - lament of pilgrims after hajj disaster

Sep 26, 2015 - 6:59 PM

UPDATED With countries around the world struggling to draw up a final list of fatalities among their nationals consular officials have also converged on Mina to try to identify the victims

The relative of a missing pilgrim shows her picture as he searches in an emergency hospital following a deadly stampede in Mina, near the holy city of Mecca, late on September 25, 2015. AFP PHOTO/MOHAMMED AL-SHAIKH

Hajj stampede beyond human control, says top Saudi cleric

Sep 26, 2015 - 4:08 PM

You are not responsible for what happened Sheikh Abdul Aziz al Sheikh tells Crown Prince Mohammed bin Nayef As for the things that humans cannot control you are not blamed for them Fate and destiny are inevitable he adds

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

Ortega slay suspects, Pope in US, Gilas vs Kuwait | 6PM wRap

Sep 25, 2015 - 7:21 PM

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Piles of bodies at Hajj stampede: What happened? Who's to blame?

Sep 25, 2015 - 12:58 PM

Witnesses blame the authorities saying police were not properly trained and lacked the language skills for communicating with foreign pilgrims adding there was no crowd control

TRAGEDY. Hundreds are dead after a tragic stampede at the Hajj pilgrimage. Photo by AFP

Pulse Asia survey, LP eyes Cayetano, Hajj stampede | 12PM wRap

Sep 25, 2015 - 12:21 PM

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The wRap Indonesia: Hajj stampede, Bali suitcase murder

Sep 25, 2015 - 6:00 AM

A tragic stampede at the Hajj kills hundreds Singapore haze from Indonesia s forest fire worsen and other top news from Indonesia and around the world

STAMPEDE. The stampede at the Hajj kills hundreds of pilgrims. Photo by AFP

Stampede at India temple kills 11 – police

Aug 10, 2015 - 11:43 AM

UPDATED The stampede at the Baidyanath Jyotirlinga temple in the state of Jharkhand erupted after pilgrims surged towards the building shortly after the doors opened police say

One killed, 150 hurt in Kenya stampede after power cable blast

Apr 12, 2015 - 11:56 PM

The explosion occurred while students were sleeping on the university s Kikuyu campus about 20 kilometers 12 miles west of the capital of Nairobi

ANOTHER TRAGEDY. Students from University of Nairobi's Kikuyu campus who were discharged from the hospital board the school bus to return to their campus at Kenyatta National Hospital in Nairobi, Kenya, 12 April 2015. According to a local report, at least one student died and 141 others were injured in a stampede in the early morning. Photo by Dai Kurokawa/EPA

22 dead in Egypt football violence

Feb 09, 2015 - 10:51 AM

22 people die as thousands of fans tried to force their way into a Cairo football stadium to watch a game triggering panic as police fired tear gas and birdshot at the crowds

An Egyptian Zamalek soccer club fan wearing a Guy Fawkes mask near a burning police car outside a sports stadium in Cairo's northeast district, Egypt, 08 February 2015. Stringer/EPA

Shanghai cancels lantern festival after stampede

Jan 11, 2015 - 6:28 PM

China s commercial hub cancels a popular annual festival after a New Year s eve stampede leaves 36 people dead

China New Year crush victims mainly young women

Jan 02, 2015 - 3:34 PM

The Shanghai government should take responsibility for the incident Most of the young victims must be the only child of their families

LOVING MEMORY. A couple burns incense at the site of a New Year's Eve stampede at the Bund in Shanghai on January 2, 2015. The New Year's Eve stampede shortly before midnight on Shanghai's historic waterfront killed at least 36 revelers, most of them women. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

New year mishaps, AirAsia update, 'thriftier' Filipinos | The wRap

Jan 01, 2015 - 8:35 PM

China stampede fire in Philippines greet 2015 Relatives of AirAsia crash victims give DNA samples to help identify bodies in Indonesia A study shows Filipinos were thriftier in 2014

Shanghai's Bund: architectural gem becomes a disaster scene

Jan 01, 2015 - 3:28 PM

The historic site has recovered its glamour and is now best known for high end restaurants boutiques and renovated hotels

HISTORIC WATERFRONT. Crowds gather at the site of a New Year's Eve stampede at the Bund in Shanghai on January 1, 2015. Photo by Greg Baker/AFP

Temple stampede in central India kills at least 10 – reports

Aug 25, 2014 - 11:28 AM

A stampede kills at least 10 people and injures more than 60 in the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh