Five people killed in stampede at a rap concert in Algiers

Abderraouf Derradji known as Soolking's rap concert in Algeria

At least 5 were killed in a stampede at a packed concert in Algeria  capital on Thursday night where thousands had gathered at the concert of local rap star Abderraouf Derradji, known as Soolking, in a stadium in Algiers

At least 20 others were injured as thousands gathered at the entrance of a stadium to see a local rap star, Abderraouf Derradji, who is best known as “Soolking”.

Details are sketchy about how the stampede broke out.

The injured were evacuated to a nearby hospital.

The concert, which went ahead, was televised live on an Algerian music Canal Algérie.

Some tweeters posted clips from the concert:

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