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Red Cross: Nigeria Church Stampede Kills 24 People

At least 24 people died during a stampede at an overcrowded church gathering in eastern Nigeria, the Red Cross said on Sunday.      Nineteen women were amongst the dead at the stampede in the Holy Ghost Catholic Church in Uke, Anambra state on Saturday, where around 100,000 worshipers had gathered for All Souls Day, Red Cross spokesman Peter Kachi said by telephone.      "There were too many people and the place was so overcrowded," Osmond ...

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