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Wednesday 17 September 2014

14 killed in China mosque stampede

Published 06/01/2014 | 03:37

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Fourteen people died after a stampede at a mosque in Guyuan, northern China (AP)

Fourteen people have died after a stampede at a mosque in northern China.

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The incident happened at the mosque in Guyuan, a city in the Ningxia region, the Xinhua News Agency said, while people were handing out traditional cakes during an event to commemorate a religious figure.

Another 10 people were taken to hospital, four of them in a critical condition.

Ningxia is the home of China's Muslim Hui ethnic minority.


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