Pakistan: Stampede during ration distribution kills two in Karachi

8th Jul 2013

KARACHI, (The News): Two women lost their lives and two others got injured when a stampede occurred during ration distribution at NIPA intersection in Gulshan-e-Iqbal area of Karachi Monday morning, Geo News reported.


According to reports, ration distribution among the needy families was taking place in a marriage hall at NIPA intersection today morning where a large number of women had gathered and were waiting for their turn.


While the management was giving out food items, women hastily tried to collect the items that led to a stampede, killing two women while two others were also injured.


The injured and bodies were shifted to hospital for treatment. Police told that the tragic incident occurred due to mishandling.


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