Windsor Star

21 killed in Ramadan stampede in Indonesia


At least 21 people were killed in a stampede in Indonesia on Monday as they crowded an alley to receive a cash handout for the Muslim holy month of Ramadan, police said.

Another 11 people were injured in the crush as thousands packed the narrow sidestreet in Pasuruan, East Java province, to receive a cash gift of $3.30 each from a rich family, police and news reports said.

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