Tragedy in a soccer stadium is the largest in the history of sports.. 170 dead during a fight for a football match in Indonesia

2 October, 2022
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Tragedy in a soccer stadium is the largest in the history of sports.. 170 dead during a fight for a football match in Indonesia

The death toll rose to 170 and about 200 injured on the Indonesian island of Java as fans stormed the square and clashed with police officers who used violent measures to disperse the demonstrators


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Supporters of Java's Arima and Persibaya Surabaya clubs clashed after Arima's 3-2 defeat in the derby match held in Malang Regency, Java


Officials said the riot broke out when thousands of Arima fans rushed to the field after their team lost, while the Persibaya players left the field immediately, but several Arima players who were still on the field were also attacked.


Reports stated that many of the victims fell after police fired tear gas into crowded stands, causing panic among fans at Kanjuruhan Stadium.


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