Cambodia Holds Ceremony for Stampede Victims


Stampede Death Toll Revised down to 347
The latest statement by the sub- committee for urgent settlement on the Diamond Island bridge accident Thursday morning revised the death toll figure of the major stampede to 347, a big drop from the previous 456.
Cambodia Holds Ceremony for Stampede Victims
A ceremony to commemorate those who died in a major stampede three days ago kicked off 7:00 o' clock Thursday morning, with Cambodian Prime Minister Hun Sen and his wife Bun Rany Hun Sen attending the event near Diamond Island.
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Background
At least 347 people were killed and 394 others injured in a stampede on Monday night as millions of Cambodians celebrated the last day of the three-day annual Water Festival in the capital Phnom Penh.
Stampedes 2010
Oct. 23, a stampede in Kenya killed 7

Oct. 16, a stampede in India killed 10

July 24, a stampede in Germany killed 18

May 16, a stampede in India killed 2

April 30, a stampede in India killed 5

March 26, a stampede in Uganda killed 1

March 8, a stampede in India killed 1

March 4, a stampede in India killed 60

Feb. 25, a stampede in Mali killed 24