6 killed in Italy nightclub stampede

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Rome, Dec 8 (IANS) At least six people were killed and 35 injured on Saturday following a stampede at a nightclub in Italy, authorities said.

The stampede took place at the Lanterna Azzurra nightclub in the town of Corinaldo, which is about 141 km east of Florence, reports CNN.

The nightclub was hosting a concert by Sfera Ebbasta, an Italian rapper who is among the most popular musical acts in the country.

According to the country’s Civil Protection Agency, the panic began when someone in the club sprayed an “irritant substance”.



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