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125 die as tear gas triggers crush at Indonesia soccer match

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At least 125 people have died in a crush at an Indonesian football match that has become one of the world's worst stadium disasters. Hundreds were also hurt in aftermath of home team Arema FC's loss to bitter rivals at the overcrowded stadium late on Saturday in Malang, East Java.
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Stampede, riot at Indonesia soccer match kill 129, police say

When supporters of the losing home team invaded the pitch in East Java province on Saturday night to express their frustration, officers fired tear gas in an attempt to control the situation, triggering a stampede and cases of suffocation, East Java police chief Nico Afinta told reporters.

2 months ago·Mumbai, India
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Scores killed in Indonesian football stadium crush

Supporters who invaded the pitch are tear-gassed by police, leading to one of the world's worst stadium disasters.

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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Angry Fans Invade Pitch Leading to Stampede at Indonesia Stadium

The match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya in East Java province in Indonesia on Saturday night ended in a riot leading to over 127 deaths after fans invaded the pitch, triggering a stampede forcing cops to respond with tear gas.

2 months ago·India
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Indonesia police say 127 people killed after stampede at football match

Indonesia's police chief in East Java province said on Sunday that 127 people had died and 180 were injured after a crowd stampede during crowd trouble at a football match. Supporters from the losing side had invaded the pitch and authorities had fired tear gas, leading to a crowd stampede and cases of suffocation, Nico

2 months ago·United Kingdom
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More than 120 people reportedly killed in riot at Indonesian football match

More than 120 football supporters died amid chaos and violence after Arema lost at home to Persebaya Surabaya in East Java, local officials claimed

2 months ago·London, United Kingdom
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Soccer stadium crush in Indonesia leaves 125 dead as president orders investigation

Police firing tear gas after an Indonesian soccer match in an attempt to stop violence triggered a disastrous crush of fans making a panicked, chaotic run for the exits, leaving at least 125 people dead, most of them trampled upon or suffocated.

2 months ago·Canada
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