About eight persons were feared dead Tuesday morning following a stampede that occurred at a Pitcoin office in Port Harcourt, Rivers State.
Pitcoin is an online blockchain digital assets designed for giving charity.
The unfortunate incident which occurred at about 7:30am, at Rumudara Town, Obio/Akpor Local Government Area of the state, it was gathered was caused by a stampede.
According to report, the online blockchain had invited its thousands to collect christmas palliatives without making proper arrangement for crowd which led to the stampede.
A source, who gave her name simply as Blessing, claimed that Pitcoin invited everyone who registered with them in Obio/Akpor LGA to come and redeem their Christmas palliatives.
The Police Public Relations Officer, Nnamdi Omoni, said he was monitoring the situation.