A man walks in front of Muslim women who dance and twirl scarves above their heads as they parade through their small town, Assin Foso, in Ghana's Central Region to celebrate Eid al-Fitr July 6, 2016. REUTERS/Matthew Mpoke
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Nine people were killed in a stampede at a party in central Ghana to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, a public official told reporters Thursday.There was no immediate comment from the police in the city, which is 255 kilometers (160 miles) northwest of the capital, Accra.Organizers had told police the carnival would end by 9:00 pm (2100 GMT) and a group, thought to number about 300, moved to the community center, where a fight reportedly broke out, he added.Hamidan said there were conflicting reports about the cause of the tragedy and a security meeting had been called for Thursday afternoon to determine what happened.
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