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: