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Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

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At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said, Reuters reports.

Thousands had gathered at the concert of local rap star Abderraouf Derradji, known as “Soolking”, in a stadium in Algiers.

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