Many dead after stampede at Guinea beach concert

At least 24 people were killed in a "stampede" at a beach concert in Guinea's capital Conakry, news agency AFP reported.

Guinea's Presidency declared a week of mourning after what it described as a "tragic drama".

A statement from the presidency said the incident occurred at a beach in the Ratoma neighbourhood of the capital, Conakry.

It noted some deaths and injuries but did not give a death toll.