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Tanzania: 45 people died stampede to see ex-president's body

Mar. 30, 2021 09:58 AM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Tanzanian police have said 45 people died in a stampede last week during a public viewing of the body of the country's late President John Magufuli before he was buried. Magufuli was revered by many in Tanzania for his pugnacious style of...

5 die in stampede to view body of Tanzania's Magufuli

Mar. 22, 2021 13:51 PM EDT

NAIROBI, Kenya (AP) — Five people, including four children, died in a suspected stampede during a public viewing of the body of former Tanzanian President John Magufuli over the weekend, as regional leaders joined Tanzanians to pay their last respects to the controversial leader. ...