Scores killed in Manila game show stampede
Saturday, February 4, 2006
At least 79 people, nearly all of them women, were trampled to death and 290 more injured Saturday morning in a stampede outside the Ultra Stadium in Pasig City in Metro Manila. The crowd, estimated at 30,000, had been lined up to get tickets to the Wowowee game show, popular for its prizes. According to reports, the stampede was triggered when someone shouted a bomb threat.
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