Egypt military academy stampede kills 9
02 September 2014, 14:15
Cairo - Nine people were killed on Tuesday in a stampede outside a military academy in Egypt by relatives seeking to visit cadets, the army said in a statement.
The military released a statement expressing its condolences over the accident, adding that the relatives had crowded around the gates of the complex in Ismailia, northeast of Cairo, in violation of regulations for visitors.
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Another five people were hurt and taken to hospital for treatment.
"The Armed Forces sends its condolences to the families and relatives of the victims," the statement said.
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