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Dozens injured as Buhari campaign in Borno

Dozens are reported injured in a stampede at President Muhammadu Buhari’s campaign in Maiduguri.

The stampede started as the president stood to address a large gathering of APC supporters at the Ranat Square in Maiduguri.

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The crowd greeted his standing with chants of “Baba Oyoyo”

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The atmosphere became uncontrollable for the security personnel despite heavy security present, correspondents in Maiduguri report.

A pavilion in the venue collapsed, injuring several people.

Rescuers from the Red Cross moved several wounded to the State Specialist Hospital in the capital.

 

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