Atleast 17 people are confirmed to have died in a stampede at a night club, in Venezuela’s capital, Caracas.
The stampede came after a tear gas canister was thrown up during a brawl, atleast according to Venezuela’s interior minister, Nestor Reverol.
People were attending an end of year school party, and most of the dead are reported to be children below 18 years. Nestor reveals that seven people have so far been arrested over the matter.
The stampede happened at club Los Cotorros in the El Parraiso district, western Caracas.