Police have confirmed that three women died during the stampede at Prophet Shepherd Bushiri's church in Pretoria on Friday night. Police spokesperson, Augustinah Selepe, says police heard about the incident on Saturday afternoon. The church told SABC News that the stampede occurred during heavy thundershowers as congregants were trying to find shelter. The police spokesperson says initial reports suggest that the deceased were taken to a funeral parlour by members of the church..