At least 125 dead during fan stampede after Indonesian soccer match

Posted on AllSides October 2nd, 2022
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At least 125 people are dead — most of them trampled in a stampede– after violent brawls erupted between opposing fans after a soccer match in Indonesia Sunday, marking one of the deadliest crowd calamities in sporting history.

Authorities initially said that 174 people had been killed in the chaos, but the death toll had been revised after officials learned that some victims had been counted twice, according to East Java Deputy Governor Emil Dardak.

Numerous fights broke out among rival fans at the Kanjuruhan Stadium in East Java province’s...

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