Soolking: Stampede at Algeria rap concert 'kills at least five'

Soolking: Stampede at Algeria rap live performance ‘kills a minimum of 5’

A map shows the location of Algiers

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The stampede broke out as crowds gathered to observe Algerian rapper Soolking carry out in Algiers

A minimum of 5 folks have been killed in a stampede at a rap live performance within the Algerian capital, reviews say.

1000’s had gathered at a stadium in Algiers to see rapper Abderraouf Derradji, higher often known as Soolking, carry out when a stampede is claimed to have damaged out at one of many entrances.

Twenty-one folks had been injured within the stampede and brought to hospital, medical sources advised native media retailers.

Additional particulars in regards to the incident weren’t instantly accessible.

Native information web site TSA reported that of the 5 younger folks killed, three had been male and two feminine.

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Video footage posted on social media confirmed medics carrying an individual believed to be a sufferer of the stampede on a stretcher outdoors the stadium.

The live performance went forward and was carried dwell on an Algerian TV channel.

Algerian musician Soolking has not but commented on the incident on social media.

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