Six killed in crowd stam­pede at club

Sunday Mail (UK) - - News -

Dis­charge of a pep­per spray- like gas may have sparked a panic which led to six peo­ple be­ing tram­pled to death at a night­club in Italy.

A club­ber claimed a stam­pede be­gan af ter some­one sprayed an “ir­ri­tant sub­stance” dur­ing a rap show, lead­ing to a fa­tal charg­ing of the ex­its.

Three girls and two boys, aged be­tween 14 and 16, and a woman, 39, who had taken her daugh­ter to the disco in Corinaldo died at the event on Fri­day night.

About 800 peo­ple were at Lan­terna Az­zurra night­club to see Ital ian rap­per Sfera Eb­basta.

Pol ic e com­man­der Cris­tian Car­rozza de­nied that the main exit door, where most of the con­cert­go­ers ran, was blocked.

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