Stam­pede at night­club

Sunday Mail - - WORLD -

SIX peo­ple have been killed in a stam­pede that broke out in­side an Ital­ian night­club, lo­cal me­dia re­ported yes­ter­day.

The stam­pede in the early hours of yes­ter­day may have been trig­gered by tear gas be­ing sprayed in­side the Lan­terna Az­zurra (Blue Lantern) night­club near the city of An­cona on Italy’s Adri­atic coast, the Cor­riere Della Sera news­pa­per re­ported. A fur­ther 100 peo­ple were in­jured, in­clud­ing 10 se­ri­ously, the pa­per re­ported, cit­ing lo­cal au­thor­i­ties.

About 1000 peo­ple were re­port­edly in­side the night­club in the town of Madonna del Pi­ano for a rap con­cert at the time of the in­ci­dent.

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