Azadi stadium crowd incident 26/03/2005

Azadi stadium crowd incident 26/03/2005

Five killed in soccer stampede in Iran

At least five people were crushed to death and 40 others injured after a World Cup qualifying match in Tehran, state-run television reported today.

Six die, 40 hurt in stampede

Tehran – Five people were trampled to death and 40 injured in a crush of spectators after Friday evening’s soccer World Cup qualifier between Iran and Japan, and another person died of an apparent heart attack brought on by the nail-biting clash, press reports said Saturday.

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