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Sunday, 19 April, 1998, 08:38 GMT 09:38 UK
Four dead in Zimbabwe soccer stampede

The official media in Zimbabwe say four people were killed and about ten others seriously injured in a stampede at independence day celebrations at the national sports stadium in Harare.

Witnesses said it happened as tens of thousands of spectators scrambled for seats for events which included a free soccer match between two top teams

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