Football Match Stampede: 127 killed, several injured, Watch horrific football stampeded in Indonesia, BRI Liga 1 suspended: Follow LIVE


Football Match Stampede – Football Riot in Indonesia: In a shocking development, at least 127 people were killed and 180 people sustained…

Football Match Stampede – Football Riot in Indonesia: In a shocking development, at least 127 people were killed and 180 people sustained injuries after a crowd stampede during a riot in Indonesia. The incident took place in East Java province as per the report by Reuters. A clash broke out between supporters of Javanese clubs Arema and Persebaya Surabaya after the former were defeated at the match in Malang Regency, East Java. The top league BRI Liga 1 has been suspended for a week: Follow LIVE Updates from Football Match Stampede in Indonesia with  InsideSport.IN

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  • At least 129 people have died in a stampede at an Indonesian football match.
  • Police tear-gassed rioting supporters, officials say.
  • About 180 were injured in a crush after Arema FC lost to rivals Persebaya Surabaya in East Java
  • Videos show fans running on to the pitch after the final whistle.
  • Police then fired tear gas, leading to a crowd stampede and cases of suffocation, said Nico Afinta, police chief in East Java.
  • Two police officers are among the dead, he added.
  • Videos on social media appear to show lifeless bodies on the floor.
  • The Indonesian football association (PSSI) said it had launched an investigation, adding that the incident had “tarnished the face of Indonesian football”.
  • The top league BRI Liga 1 has been suspended for a week.

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Football Match Stampede:127 killed, several injured in stampede at football match after riot in Indonesia

“Thirty-four people died inside the stadium and the rest died in hospital,” Mr Afinta said.

“They went out to one point at the exit. Then there was a build-up, in the process of accumulation there was shortness of breath, lack of oxygen.”

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Football Match Stampede in Indonesia

Fighting reportedly started when thousands of Arema fans rushed into the field after their team lost. Supporters from Arema team had invaded the pitch and police had to fire tear gas which triggered a stampede and suffocation, East Java police chief Nico Afinta told reporters.

Fighting reportedly started when thousands of Arema fans rushed into the field after their team lost. Supporters from Arema team had invaded the pitch and police had to fire tear gas which triggered a stampede and suffocation, East Java police chief Nico Afinta told reporters.

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Football Match Stampede: Plain-clothed officers stand near the wreckage of police vehicles damaged during the clashes.

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