A woman at Mawenzi hospital in north Tanzania grieves the death of her granddaughter who was killed in the stampede. Photo: AFP A woman at Mawenzi hospital in north Tanzania grieves the death of her granddaughter who was killed in the stampede. Photo: AFP
A woman at Mawenzi hospital in north Tanzania grieves the death of her granddaughter who was killed in the stampede. Photo: AFP
Africa

Stampede for 'blessed oil' kills at least 20 worshippers in Tanzania

  • Thousands of people crammed into a sports stadium for a service in the town of Moshi near Mount Kilimanjaro on Saturday evening
  • Many were crushed when Pastor Boniface Mwamposa called them forward to be anointed with ‘blessed oil’

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A woman at Mawenzi hospital in north Tanzania grieves the death of her granddaughter who was killed in the stampede. Photo: AFP A woman at Mawenzi hospital in north Tanzania grieves the death of her granddaughter who was killed in the stampede. Photo: AFP
A woman at Mawenzi hospital in north Tanzania grieves the death of her granddaughter who was killed in the stampede. Photo: AFP
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