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100 school children injured in China stampede

About 100 children were injured today in a stamped at a primary school in northwest China, the official media said.

world Updated: Nov 29, 2010 17:10 IST

About 100 children were injured today in a stamped at a primary school in northwest China, the official media said on Monday.

Students of the school in Aksu City of Xinjiang Uygur Autonomous Region were heading downstairs to the playground for after-class exercise when some of them fell and triggered the stampede, said a spokesman with the Municipal Publicity Department.

The injured students were immediately taken to a local hospital and no death has been reported so far, state-run Xinhua news agency reported quoting the spokesman. The school has more than 1,800 students in its rolls.