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Ramadan: Four die during almsgiving 

CITIZENS COMPASS —Four people have died in a stampede that accompanied a zakat (almsgiving)  in Bauchi State. 

The stampede occurred at about 10a. m at the Shafa Holdings Company plc headquarters along Jos Road, on Sunday, March 24, 2024. 

In the course of the stampede, a 17-year-old identified as Naima Abdullahi, is currently receiving medical treatment at the Abubakar Tafawa Balewa University Teaching Hospital in Bauchi.

Confirming the incident, spokesman, Bauchi State Police Command, Ahmed Wakili, said the situation has been stabilized as at the time of filing his report.

He said the police acted swiftly upon hearing the news, adding that the police commissioner encouraged the public to stay composed.


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