A look at some of the world’s major crowd disasters

HOUSTON – Lovers at a Houston audio festival surged toward the phase all through a general performance by rapper Travis Scott, triggering stress in the crowd and leaving at least 8 men and women lifeless and lots of more hurt, authorities stated. Here’s a seem at some of the main crowd disasters in current a long time:

Dec. 3, 1979 — Eleven people today are killed as countless numbers of fans rush to get into a concert by The Who at Riverfront Coliseum in Cincinnati.

Oct. 20, 1982 — Sixty-six people today die in a crush of followers leaving a UEFA Cup match among Spartak Moscow and Haarlem, of the Netherlands, at Luzhniki Stadium in Moscow.

Could 28, 1985 — 30-9 people today died in supporter violence at the 1985 European Cup closing in between Liverpool and Juventus at Heysel Stadium in Brussels.

March 13, 1988 — Ninety-3 folks are killed when thousands of soccer admirers surge into locked stadium exits to escape a unexpected hailstorm in Kathmandu, Nepal.


April 15, 1989 — Ninety-7 men and women die and hundreds are injured in a crush of admirers at overcrowded Hillsborough Stadium in Sheffield, England. A person target died this June of aspiration pneumonia, to which he had been still left susceptible due to the fact of accidents from the disaster.

July 2, 1990 — In the course of the annual hajj in Saudi Arabia, 1,426 Muslim pilgrims, generally from Asia, die in and all over a extended pedestrian tunnel major from Mecca to Mina.

January 13, 1991 — Forty-two individuals are killed when followers attempt to escape brawls at Oppenheimer Stadium in South Africa.

May perhaps 23, 1994 — A crush of pilgrims at the hajj leaves 270 Muslim pilgrims lifeless.

Nov. 23, 1994 — A panicked crush throughout a political protest in Nagpur, India, leaves 113 lifeless.

Oct. 16, 1996 — Eighty-4 men and women die and 147 are injured as panicked enthusiasts are crushed and smothered before a Earth Cup qualifier amongst Guatemala and Costa Rica in Guatemala Town.


April 9, 1998 — A crush of pilgrims on a bridge in Mecca leaves 118 hajj pilgrims lifeless.

April 11, 2001 — At least 43 men and women are crushed to death in the course of a soccer match at Ellis Park in Johannesburg, South Africa.

May well 9, 2001 — Additional than 120 folks are killed when law enforcement hearth tear gas into the rowdy crowd in a stadium in the Ghanaian capital Accra, main to panic.

Feb. 17, 2003 — Twenty-a single are crushed to loss of life in the stairway exit to E2, a nightclub in Chicago.

Feb. 20, 2003 — Stage pyrotechnics throughout a Wonderful White concert at the Station nightclub in Warwick, Rhode Island, spark a hearth that kills 100 persons and injures much more than 200 many others.

Feb. 1, 2004 — A worry during a hajj ritual at the Jamarat Bridge near Mecca leaves 251 people today useless.

Jan. 25, 2005 — A worry amongst Hindu pilgrims around Mandhradevi temple in Maharashtra, India, leaves 265 folks lifeless.

Aug. 31, 2005 — At minimum 640 Shiite Muslim pilgrims in Baghdad are killed when a railing on a bridge collapses in the course of a religious procession, sending scores into the Tigris River.


Jan. 12, 2006 — A stress between Muslim pilgrims during a hajj ceremony close to Mecca leaves 345 persons lifeless.

Feb. 4, 2006 — Seventy-8 men and women are killed in a panicked crush that took place at PhilSports Arena stampede in Manila, Philippines, as they were being ready for a Tv set range clearly show audition.

Sept. 30, 2008 — At least 168 individuals are killed and 100 are hurt when hundreds of Hindu pilgrims are caught in a stress at a temple in Jodhpur, India.

July 24, 2010 — Twenty-a person people today die and more than 650 are injured in a crush in a packed tunnel that was the sole accessibility stage to the Love Parade audio competition in Duisburg, Germany.

Nov. 22, 2010 — Extra than 340 folks are killed and hundreds of some others are injured all through a panicked crush at a competition in the Cambodian money, Phnom Penh.

Jan. 27, 2013 — A fire kills extra than 200 folks at the Kiss nightclub in Santa Maria, Brazil.

Sept. 24, 2015 — At minimum 2,411 Muslim pilgrims die in a crush all through the hajj in Saudi Arabia.


April 30, 2021 — Forty-five people are killed and dozens more are wounded in a panicked crush at the yearly Mount Meron pilgrimage in Israel.

Nov. 5, 2021 — Supporters at a Houston audio pageant surge towards the stage in the course of a functionality by rapper Travis Scott, triggering worry that leaves at least 8 people lifeless and quite a few a lot more wounded.


This tale was corrected to reflect that Hillsborough Stadium is in Sheffield, England, not Scotland.

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