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Five people killed in stampede at Algiers rap concert

ALGIERS, Aug 23 (Reuters) - At least five people were killed in a stampede at a packed rap concert in the Algerian capital on Thursday night, a hospital source said.

Thousands had gathered at the concert of local rap star Abderraouf Derradji, known as “Soolking”, in a stadium in Algiers.

No further details were immediately available (Reporting by Lamine Chikhi; Editing by Sandra Maler)

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