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5 Snowboarding Fans Killed in Stampede

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From Times Wire Reports

A stampede of spectators at a snowboarding event in Austria led to five deaths and 25 injuries after a barrier gave way and dozens of people were trampled, police and local media said. The Austria Press Agency quoted police in Innsbruck, capital of the western province of Tirol, as saying the deaths and injuries resulted from a stampede of spectators that broke out at the city’s Bergisel Stadium after a barrier there collapsed.

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