Five Killed, 21 Injured In Stampede At Algeria’s Rap Concert

At least five people have been killed in a stampede at a rap concert in the Algerian capital.

Thousands had gathered at a stadium in Algiers to see rapper Abderraouf Derradji, better known as Soolking, perform when a stampede is said to have broken out at one of the entrances.

Twenty-one people were injured in the stampede and taken to hospital.

Local news site TSA reported that of the five young people killed, three were male and two female.

The concert went ahead and was carried live on an Algerian TV channel.

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

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