Man dies in stampede at Charsadda free flour distribution point.

A man was killed and four others injured during a stampede at a free flour distribution point in Khyber Pakhtunkhwa's Charsadda district on Thursday.

Thousands of people had gathered to get free flour at a distribution point, when people suddenly got panicked causing a stampede. A man was killed and four others sustained injuries during the stampede. The local administration said due to inadequate arrangement the flour was sent back from the distribution point.

It merits mentioning here that this is the third such incident across Pakistan claiming life of a person. Earlier in Muzaffargarh, an elderly woman died during a stampede at a free flour disA!tribution point at SarA!war Shaheed Chowk on Monday.

According to Rescue 1122 sources, 50-year-old Taaj Bibi, wife of Ghaus Bakhash, a resident of Village 588/TDA Saeedi Adda, went to the flour distribution point at Chowk Shaheed, where unA!der the special Ramazan package of the provincial government, three flour bags were being given to deserving families inA!cluding women registered with Benazir Income Support ProA!gram (BISP). She fell down due to the stampede...

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