At least 7 persons have lost their lives in a stampede that happened at the APC Presidential rally in Rivers state today Tuesday, February 12th.
The rally which held at the Adokiye Amasiamaka Stadium Portharcourt, had more occupants than it could contain. As the crowd began to spill out of the stadium, a stampede ensued and seven persons were counted dead after the situation was brought under control.
Their remains of the dead have since been deposited in the morgue.
See photos from the scene below: