By John Chimunhu|
Eleven people were killed and scores injured in the early hours of Friday when police teargassed worshippers at Prophetic Healing and Deliverance Ministries leader Walter Magaya’s crusade in Kwe Kwe.
Police spokesman senior assistant commissioner Shadreck Mubaiwa told state media that four people died during the stampede at Mbizo stadium and seven on admission at Kwe Kwe general hospital.
Mubaiwa denied widespread reports, backed up by video, that the police sealed off all entrances to the venue before teargassing the congregation without provocation.
“I am gutted,” Magaya was quoted as saying.
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