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Beach Stampede at Rap Concert in Guinea Kills 24: Report

A boy is treated after he was injured in a stampede that took place the night before during a rap concert in the city of Conakry, Guinea, July 30, 2014.
A boy is treated after he was injured in a stampede that took place the night before during a rap concert in the city of Conakry, Guinea, July 30, 2014. Youssouf Bah / AP

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A stampede at a rap concert on a beach killed at least 24 people in Guinea, news agency AFP reported Tuesday. The show was taking place to mark the end of the Muslim holy month of Ramadan. The president's office declared a national week of mourning following the "tragic drama" in the capital, Conakry.

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