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- The persistence of the disease in Congo is due to the consumption of dead monkeys and rodents, Dr. Alongo said.
Hundreds of people who had turned up to receive food at the church early on Saturday broke through a gate, causing the stampede, Grace Iringe-Koko, police spokesperson for Rivers state said.
The Anambra state governor has put up a 10 million naira ($24,000) reward for information on the killers.
- Flip flops, bags and clothing belonging to those who died littered the ground, which was blackened by oil and soot while still emitting smoke in some places despite overnight rain.
The explosion occurred late Friday at the illegal site between the southern oil states of Rivers and Imo, police said.