Senegal Stadium crowd incident 15/07/2017

Deadly stadium stampede at Madagascar v Senegal match

At least one person has been killed and nearly 40 injured in a stampede at a Madagascar football stadium.

The incident occurred just before the start of Madagascar’s match against Senegal in the qualifying round of the Africa Cup of Nations, local media said.

Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede

A wall collapsed at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar as police fired tear gas at both sets of supporters after the game.

Eight killed during Senegal football match

Matar Ba, Senegal’s minister for sports, confirmed the deaths in the capital Dakar during a football match between two local teams. Ba said a young girl was among the dead, while some 60 injured people had been taken to hospitals.

Ten arrested after Senegal stadium deaths

Ten football fans have been arrested in connection with a stampede last month which killed eight supporters attending a cup match in Dakar, Senegalese police said Tuesday.

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