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Beaten Moses Mabhida stadium guard ‘seriously injured, but stable’

The female security guard was caught on camera being badly beaten during the violence on the field

Death toll rises after stampede kills dozens in India

More bodies of pilgrims have been recovered from a river after scores of victims were crushed to death in a stampede on a bridge in Ratangarh.

China: Seven hurt in stampede to see Beckham

Seven people were hurt in a stampede as hundreds of fans rushed to see football superstar David Beckham at an event in Shanghai.

Over 100 pilgrims dead in stampede at Indian festival

A stampede of pilgrims returning from one of India's most popular Hindu festivals killed at least 102 people and injured 44 others, police said.

Tavern stampede case postponed

The case against the owner of a tavern where 10 people died in a New Year's day stampede has been postponed to Friday.

Tavern owner arrested after deadly stampede

The owner of the tavern, where 10 people died in a stampede at a New Year's day celebration in Ipelegeng in the North-West, has been arrested.

Cambodian monks bless dead after night of horror

Saffron-robed Buddhist monks chanted as onlookers gazed silently across a bridge piled with the shoes and clothing left by the victims of a stampede.

Cambodia stampede kills at least 375 at festival

Cambodia searched for answers on Tuesday a day after a stampede killed at least 375 people on a suspension bridge.

Anger and questions after Love Parade tragedy

Flags in Duisburg flew at half mast on Monday as investigators probed allegations over lax safety measures at a techno festival where 19 people died.

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