At least 21 people were killed and nine seriously injured during a charity distribution in Pasuruan, East Java, on Monday morning. The annual distribution of Rp 30,000 (US$3) per person by Haji Syaikhon family attracted thousands of people to the family residence from early morning.

According to a witness, Abdul Rachim, 18, people who came from the villages near the city already started arriving at Syaikhon’s home at 6 a.m. By 8 a.m., the number of people already reached over 2,000 people. Read the full story