A general view shows a village near the Marco gold mine in Mukungwe locality in Walungu territory of South Kivu May 10, 2014. REUTERS/Kenny Katombe
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A stampede at a soccer stadium in Congo's capital killed at least 15 people after angry fans threw rocks from the stands, prompting security officers to fire tear gas that caused crowds to flee in panic, government officials and witnesses said Monday.The stampede at the Tata Raphael Stadium in Kinshasa happened at the end of a match Sunday between two popular Congolese teams, AS Vita Club and TP Mazembe.Over 120 people were killed on May 9, 2001, when police fired tear gas at a stadium in the Ghanaian capital Accra because of crowd trouble at a game, also causing a stampede.
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