Day: February 2, 2020

Kédougou : L’Etat au chevet des sinistrés de Thiancoumalal

Tambacounda, 2 fév (APS) – Le secrétaire d'Etat auprès du ministre de la Justice, chargé des droits humains et de la promotion de la Bonne gouvernance, Mamadou Saliou Sow, a remis dimanche, une enveloppe de 1, 5 millions de francs CFA aux populations sinistrées du village de Thiancoumalal (Kédougou, sud-est), pour leur permettre de faire face aux urgences causée par un incendie survenu en fin de semaine.


Actualités

Tanzania crush for sacred oil kills 20 worshippers

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Relatives of the victims gathered outside a local hospital

At least 20 people have been crushed to death and 16 others injured during an outdoor religious service in Tanzania.
Worshippers were attending a Pentecostal service at a stadium in the northern town of Moshi on Saturday evening when the incident occurred.
Moshi district commissioner Kippi Warioba said attendees rushed forward to be anointed with blessed oil.
Tanzania's President John Magufuli sent his condolences and called for better security at such large events.
The service was held by pastor Boniface Mwamposa, who refers to himself as “the apostle”.

Survivors said Mr Mwamposa told hundreds of people gathered at the service to pass through an area where “blessed oil” had been poured over the floor.

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AFP

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The service was held by pastor Boniface Mwamposa, who is being questioned by police

The crowd rushed forward to try to step in the oil ..

Tanzania rush for sacred oil kills 20 worshippers

Image copyright
AFP

Image caption

Relatives of the victims gathered outside a local hospital

At least 20 people have been crushed to death and 16 others injured during an outdoor religious service in Tanzania.
Worshippers were attending a Pentecostal service at a stadium in the northern town of Moshi on Saturday evening when the incident occurred.
Moshi district commissioner Kippi Warioba said attendees rushed forward to be anointed with blessed oil.
Tanzania's President John Magufuli sent his condolences and called for better security at such large events.
The service was held by pastor Boniface Mwamposa, who refers to himself as “the apostle”.

Survivors said Mr Mwamposa told hundreds of people gathered at the service to pass through an area where “blessed oil” had been poured over the floor.

Image copyright
AFP

Image caption

The service was held by pastor Boniface Mwamposa, who is being questioned by police

The crowd rushed forward to try to step in the oil ..