Hundreds die in Cambodia stampede

At least 410 people killed at festival during a panic-fuelled stampede in Phnom Penh.

    Cambodian police are investigating the cause of a stampede that killed at least 410 people in the capital city Phnom Penh.
     
    Hundreds more were injured in the crush that happened during an annual festival on Diamond Island. 
    A national day of mourning will be held on Thursday.

    SOURCE: Al Jazeera


    YOU MIGHT ALSO LIKE

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    'We scoured for days without sleeping, just clothes on our backs'

    The Philippines’ Typhoon Haiyan was the strongest storm ever to make landfall. Five years on, we revisit this story.

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    How Moscow lost Riyadh in 1938

    Russian-Saudi relations could be very different today, if Stalin hadn't killed the Soviet ambassador to Saudi Arabia.

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    Daughters of al-Shabab

    What draws Kenyan women to join al-Shabab and what challenges are they facing when they return to their communities?