Parent killed in UJ stampede

2012-01-10 06:51

One person has been killed and two others were seriously injured in a stampede at the University of Johannesburg this morning.

UJ opened its late application process for prospective students yesterday. The deceased is believed to be the parent of a prospective student.

UJ registrar Marie Muller told eNews the stampede occurred when an estimated 8 000 people tried to gain access to the Bunting Road campus in Auckland Park this morning.

A decision was taken to only process applications of those people who were currently on the campus, Muller said.

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