Councilor calls for crowd surge prevention measure ahead of Sinulog in 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/19/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — After the Halloween stampede in Itaewon, South Korea, which claimed hundreds of lives last month, a councilor in Cebu City is proposing a measure to help prevent the same incident from occurring in…

Police to beef up security measures, mull signal shutdown for Fiesta Señor 2023

Wenilyn B. Sabalo 11/16/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — Devotees and pilgrims are expected to again crowd the Basilica Minore del Sto. Niño de Cebu with the return of face-to-face activities for the January 2023 fiesta señor celebration. In anticipation of the…

At least 149 killed in stampede at Halloween event in South Korea

Reuters 10/30/2022

SEOUL  – At least 149 people were killed in a crush when a huge crowd celebrating Halloween surged into an alley in a nightlife area of the South Korean capital Seoul on Saturday night, emergency officials said.…

How the Indonesia stadium disaster unfolded: minute by minute

Agence France Presse 10/06/2022

Indonesian investigators are still assessing events that culminated in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football. A pitch invasion and a stampede prompted by police firing tear gas in a packed Indonesian stadium on…

29 injured in stampede over DSWD cash aid payout in Zamboanga

John Eric Mendoza - Reporter / @JEMendozaINQ 08/20/2022

MANILA, Philippines — A total of 29 people were injured after the stampede incident in a coliseum in Barangay Tetuan, Zamboanga City during the distribution of educational cash aid on Saturday. In an advisory, the Zamboanga City…

Minors, individuals below 4 feet in height barred from Sotto, BOPK rally

Pegeen Maisie M. Sararaña 04/01/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — If you are below 4-feet in height or a minor, forget about joining Saturday’s grand rally of Vicente Sotto III and the Bando Osmeña Pundok Kauswagan (BOPK) at the Cebu City Sports Center.…

Stampede, defiance of health protocols mar Arat na Cebu concert

Delta Dyrecka Letigio 03/26/2022

CEBU CITY, Philippines — A jampacked Cebu City Sports Center (CCSC) and an uncontrollable crowd. This was the atmosphere at the Arat na Cebu concert, the first major public event held in the city following the easing…

13 die in Peru disco stampede after police lockdown raid

AP 08/24/2020

LIMA, Peru— Thirteen people died in a stampede at a disco in Peru after a police raid to enforce the country’s lockdown during the coronavirus pandemic, officials said Sunday. The stampede happened at the Thomas disco in…

6 dead in Italy nightclub stampede

AFP 12/08/2018

At least six people died and dozens were injured in a stampede when panic broke out during a rap concert at an Italian nightclub early Saturday. Media reports said the suspected use of a pepper spray-like substance…

Mumbai commuter stampede leaves at least 22 dead

AFP 09/29/2017

  A commuter stampede on a Mumbai railway bridge during the morning rush hour Friday killed at least 22 people, officials said. Dozens of people took shelter on the bridge during a sudden monsoon downpour and the…

Drink at home, not in public places – Doria

Ador Vincent S. Mayol 12/21/2016

Stay home or away from the streets. This was the advice of Senior Supt. Joel Doria, director of the Cebu City Police Office (CCPO), to revelers who drink alcoholic drinks along the streets during the Sinulog Grand…

‘Stampede’ mars Sinulog

Apple Ta-as, Juli Ann M. Sibi, Michelle Joy L. Padayhag 01/18/2016

Several people were reported hurt in a “stampede” near a commercial complex along Gen. Maxilom Ave. a few hours after the Sinulog Grand Parade ended last night. Police were still verifying the report as of 11 p.m.,…

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