UJ suspends registrations after stampede
Johannesburg - The University of Johannesburg suspended registrations of potential students on Tuesday following a stampede at its Bunting Road campus in Auckland Park.
One person was killed in the stampede, university spokesperson Herman Esterhuizen confirmed.
"There was a person that was deceased," said Esterhuizen.
One person has also been critically injured. Both are mothers of potential students.
Further details would be released at a media briefing at the university after 10:00.
The critically injured woman has been taken to Charlotte Maxeke Hospital, Netcare 911 spokesperson Jeff Wicks said.
UJ registrar Marie Muller told eNews channel that the incident happened as students queued for last-minute applications to the tertiary institution.
Muller also said that another person was seriously injured.
The university received 5 000 new applications on Monday.
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