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11 killed at music festival stampede in Morocco

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  • Stampede happened as eight-day music festival in Morocco ended
  • Report: Five women, four men and two children died
  • Kylie Minogue, Alicia Keyes and Stevie Wonder among acts at festival
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(CNN) -- At least 11 people were killed and 30 wounded after a stampede ensued at the close of an eight-day music festival in Morocco on Saturday night, the country's news agency said.

Among the victims of the stampede at the Mawazine festival in the capital city of Rabat were five women, four men and two children, the Maghreb Arab Press said.

They were among thousands who had packed the Hay Nahda stadium on Saturday night.

It was the last night of the festival that took place in several locations and featured, among others, Australian singer Kylie Minogue, Algerian pop star Khaled and American R&B artists Alicia Keyes and Stevie Wonder.

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