14 dead after stampede at China mosque
BEIJING – Fourteen people have died after a stampede at a mosque in northern China, a state news agency said Monday.
The incident occurred Sunday afternoon at the mosque in Guyuan, a city in the Ningxia region, the Xinhua News Agency said. It people at the mosque were handing out traditional cakes during an event to commemorate a religious figure.
Another 10 people were hospitalized, four of them in critical condition, Xinhua said.
Ningxia is the home of China's Muslim Hui ethnic minority.