The death toll in the Rivers state APC rally today hit 7 as in the pictures it can been seen that the victims has lost their lives to serious stanmpede.
The rally which held at the Adokiye Amasiamaka Stadium Portharcourt, had more occupants than it could contain. As the crowd began to spill out of the stadium, a stampede ensued and seven persons were counted dead after the situation was brought under control.
Emergency ambulance arrived the scene to evacuate some of the survivals while those confirmed dead have been taken away by security operatives.
Their remains have since been deposited in the morgue. See more photos from the scene below