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Stampede after heavy violence during football match in Indonesia, 127 people killed

Amit Kumar Jha
Stampede after heavy violence during football match in Indonesia
Stampede after heavy violence during football match in Indonesia

Many videos related to this incident are going viral on social media. In which it is seen that the police are lathi-charging the people and releasing tear gas shells to control the people.

At least 127 people have been killed in violence during a football match in Indonesia on Saturday. The incident took place at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang Regency, East Java. According to reports, the match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya was going on. Meanwhile Arema's team lost. After which a large number of fans started running towards the ground seeing their team losing.

Two police officers were also killed in the people,

during this some people attacked the players. Many videos related to this incident are going viral on social media. In which it is seen that people entered the ground and started throwing things at the security personnel. At the same time, the police are lathi-charging the people and releasing tear gas shells to control the people.

According to local media reports, people have died due to assault, stampede and suffocation. There are also two police officers killed in the stadium. Around 180 people injured in the incident are being treated at the hospital. However, it is not yet clear how many people were seriously injured. East Java police officer Nico Afinta told the media that 34 people died inside the stadium and the rest died in hospital.

A video shows a large number of people entering the field and throwing footballs here and there, when policemen come and chase everyone away. During this, some people are seen hanging on a net, while some are running towards the chairs.