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‘Nine Dead’ In Ghana Eid Party Stampede

Nine people have died in Ghana ’ s second city , Kumasi , following a stampede at a party to mark the end of Ramadan , local media report.
The injured were taken to a nearby hospital and one person is in a critical condition , Joy FM reports .
There are conflicting reports of the cause of Wednesday night ’ s stampede .
One eyewitness is quoted as saying that a power cut caused panic and the crush occurred as people rushed to leave the venue .
Another said that the lights went out at the end of the party but people were unable to get out because the doors to the community centre were locked , reports the BBC .
Muslims celebrated Eid al- Fitr on Wednesday , marking the end of the month - long Ramadan fast .

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