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Children die in school 'stampede'

Six schoolchildren have died in a stampede in a primary school in Kunming, officials have said (AP)
Six schoolchildren have died in a stampede in a primary school in Kunming, officials have said (AP)

Six schoolchildren have been killed in a stampede at a primary school in the southern Chinese city of Kunming.

City officials said on a microblog that more students from the first and second grades of Mingtong Primary School were injured in the incident.

It is not immediately clear what caused the stampede.

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