Matokeo stadium crowd incident 14/09/2008

Matokeo stadium crowd incident 14/09/2008

Witchcraft rumor sparks riot at Congo soccer game

KINSHASA, Congo (AP) — Accusations that a soccer player was using witchcraft during a match in eastern Congo sparked a riot that killed 13 people, a U.N.-funded radio station reported Monday.

13 killed in stampede at football stadium in DR Congo

KINSHASA, Sept. 15 (Xinhua) — At least 13 people, mainly teenagers, were suffocated to death and 36 others injured in a stampede at a football stadium in the eastern part of the Democratic Republic of the Congo, authorities said Monday.

Matokeo Stadium Riot

Accusations that a soccer player was using witchcraft during a match in eastern Congo sparked a riot that killed 13 people, a U.N.-funded radio station reported Monday.

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