Benin - A prospective student was alleged to have died during a stampede that occured at the post-Unified Tertiary Matriculation Examination (UTME) screening of the University of Benin, Saharareporters reports.
Several others prospective students sustained various degrees of injuries during the stampede, according to an eyewitness.
The stampede was said to have happened as students were struggling to gain entrance to the venue of the screening exercise at the same time, forcing the security guards to lock up the gates.
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