Stampede at South Korean concert kills 11


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  • Monday, 03 Oct 2005

SANGJU, South Korea (Reuters) - Thousands of people stampeded at a holiday music concert in South Korea on Monday, killing 11 and injuring 76 others, rescue officials said. 

More than 5,000 surged to enter one of the gates at a stadium in the southern city of Sangju, and those waiting at the front fell and were crushed, the organiser of the concert, the broadcaster MBC, said in a news report. 

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