Twenty people in Tanzania trampled to death at open-air church service

China Plus Published: 2020-02-03 11:00:11
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Twenty people in Tanzania were trampled to death at an open-air evangelical Christian church service in the north of the country. At least 16 others were injured in the crush.

[Photo: AFP]

[Photo: AFP]

Kippi Warioba, district Commissioner in thetown of Moshi, said he feared the number of dead could still rise from the accident of Saturday night.
The tragedy happened when a crowd of worshippers was attending a prayer ceremony led by the popular preacher, Boniface Mwamposa.
The preacher was arrested in the port city of Dar es Salaam later on Sunday.

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