Just recently after the former president of Tanzania John Pombe Magufuli was buried, another developing from the same country has emerged as reports says that over 45 people died on spot during a stampede in Dar es Salaam on March 21 as mourners paid their last respects to him.
“There were a lot of people who wanted to get in the stadium, and some were not patient. They tried to force their way in and that resulted in a stampede forty five died accident” Lazaro Mambosasa the regional police commander in Dar es Salaam.
He also added that five of the deceased were from the same family, a woman and four children who died in the accident at Uhuru stadium.
“Several dozen were also injured in the crush but most had been released from hospital” Mambosasa said.
Tens of thousands of mourners lined the streets in Tanzania this month to bid farewell to John Pombe Magufuli whose death was announced by the government on March 17.
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