Fall of 200-year-old tree kills at least 12 and injures scores during Celebration of Our Lady of the Mount festival near Funchal

At least 12 people have been killed after a 200-year-old oak tree fell into a crowd at a religious festival on the Portuguese island of Madeira.

A government official said 52 others were injured when the tree fell outside a church in the hills above the capital of Funchal on Tuesday.

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