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Tragedy has befallen residents of Port Harcourt, Rivers following the sad death of eight persons struggling for palliatives at Pitcoin office.


The incident according to TheNation, happened on Tuesday around 7:30am, at Rumudara Town, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state.


The tragedy it was gathered was caused by a stampede.


Thousands of Pinkcoin members, an online blockchain digital assets designed for giving charity, were said to have gathered at the scene to collect some palliatives.


A source, who gave her name simply as Blessing, claimed that Pinkcoin invited everyone who registered with them in Obio/Akpor LGA to come and redeem their Christmas palliatives,


But the management of the charity outfit was said to have failed to control the crowd of persons, who struggled to gain access to the office.


The Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, said he was monitoring the situation.



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