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At least 24 dead in Guinea beach concert stampede

Updated: 2014-07-30 11:04
( Agencies)

CONAKRY - At least 24 people were killed in a stampede at a beachside concert in Guinea's capital Conakry, news agency AFP said, with Guinea's Presidency declaring a week of mourning after what it described as a "tragic drama".

A statement from the presidency said the incident occurred at a beach in the Ratoma neighbourhood of the capital, Conakry. It noted some deaths and injuries but did not give a death toll.