At the least 151 folks had been killed in a crush throughout a Halloween celebration in South Korea’s capital Seoul late on Saturday.
Listed below are particulars of a few of the worst stampedes during the last three a long time:
April 1989: Ninety-six individuals are killed and a minimum of 200 injured in Britain’s worst sports activities catastrophe after a crowd surge crushed followers in opposition to limitations on the English F.A. Cup semi-final match between Liverpool and Nottingham Forest at Hillsborough stadium in Sheffield.
July 1990: Inside Saudi Arabia’s al-Muaissem tunnel close to the Muslim holy metropolis of Mecca, 1,426 pilgrims are crushed to dying throughout Eid al-Adha, Islam’s most vital feast, on the finish of the annual haj pilgrimage.
Might 1994: A stampede close to Jamarat Bridge in Saudi Arabia throughout the haj kills 270 within the space the place pilgrims hurl stones at piles of rocks symbolising the satan.
April 1998: 100 and nineteen Muslim pilgrims are crushed to dying throughout the haj in Saudi Arabia.
Might 2001: In Ghana, a minimum of 126 individuals are killed in a stampede at Accra’s essential soccer stadium when police fireplace tear gasoline at rioting followers in one among Africa’s worst soccer disasters.
Feb 2004: A stampede kills 251 Muslim pilgrims in Saudi Arabia close to Jamarat Bridge throughout the haj ritual stoning of the satan.
Jan 2005: At the least 265 Hindu pilgrims are killed in a crush close to a distant temple in India’s Maharashtra state.
Aug 2005: At the least 1,005 folks die in Iraq when Shi’ites stampede off a bridge over the Tigris river in Baghdad, panicked by rumours of a suicide bomber within the crowd.
Jan 2006: 300 and sixty-two Muslim pilgrims are crushed to dying on the japanese entrance of the Jamarat Bridge when pilgrims jostle to carry out the haj stoning ritual.
Aug 2008: Rumours of a landslide set off a stampede by pilgrims in India on the Naina Devi temple in Himachal Pradesh state. At the least 145 folks die and greater than 100 are injured.
Sept 2008: In India, 147 individuals are killed in a stampede on the Chamunda temple, close to the historic western city of Jodhpur.
July 2010: A stampede kills 19 folks and injures 342 when folks push by means of a tunnel on the Love Parade techno music pageant in Duisburg, Germany.
Nov 2010: A stampede on a bridge in Cambodia’s capital, Phnom Penh, kills a minimum of 350 folks after 1000’s panic on the final day of a water pageant.
Jan 2013: Greater than 230 folks die after a hearth breaks out at a nightclub within the southern Brazilian faculty city of Santa Maria, and a stampede crushes a few of the victims and retains others from fleeing the fumes and flames.
Oct 2013: Devotees crossing a protracted, concrete bridge in the direction of a temple within the central Indian state of Madhya Pradesh panic when some railings break, triggering a stampede that kills 115.
Sept 2015: At the least 717 Muslim pilgrims are killed and 863 injured in a crush on the haj pilgrimage in Saudi Arabia.
April 2021: At the least 44 individuals are crushed to dying at an overcrowded non secular bonfire pageant in Israel in what medics mentioned was a stampede.
Nov 2021: At the least 9 individuals are killed and scores injured in a crush on the opening night time of rapper Travis Scott’s Astroworld music pageant in Houston, Texas, triggered by a surge of followers pushing towards the stage.
Jan 2022: At the least 12 Hindu pilgrims died and greater than a dozen are injured in a stampede on the Mata Vaishno Devi shrine in Kashmir throughout occasions to mark the New Yr.
Jan 2022: A stampede at a church on the outskirts of Liberia’s capital Monrovia killed 29 folks throughout an all-night Christian worship occasion.
Might 2022: At the least 31 folks die throughout a stampede at a church in Nigeria’s southern Rivers state, after individuals who turned as much as obtain meals on the church broke by means of a gate.
Oct 2022: A stampede at a soccer stadium in Indonesia kills a minimum of 125 folks and injures greater than 320 after police sought to quell violence on the pitch, authorities mentioned.