Gwagwalada! Two women have been reported dead in a stampede while struggling for COVID-19 palliatives in Gwagwalada, Abuja, on Monday October 26.
According to reports, the women, like many others, ran to a warehouse located on Secretariat Road in Gwagwalada area council in Abuja after receiving information that some COVID-19 palliatives were stored there.
While struggling for the food items, they fell down and were trampled upon by the teeming crowd who were also fighting to collect their own items.
One of the ladies was rushed to the General hospital in Gwagwalada where she was confirmed dead.
Facebook user, Emmanuela Oraegbune shared photos of the deceased woman online with a call for anyone who knows her family members to go to the hospital. In an updated post, Emmanuela says that the family of the deceased lady has been contacted and they have identified her corpse.
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