Indonesia Soccer Tragedy Timeline: Soccer riots in Indonesia: At least 174 people were killed and about 180 injured at a soccer match…
Indonesia Soccer Tragedy Timeline: Soccer riots in Indonesia: At least 174 people were killed and about 180 injured at a soccer match in Indonesia after panicked fans were trampled and crushed as they tried to flee during a riot, authorities said Sunday. A timeline of one of the worst tragedies in sports history: – At 20:00 local time on Saturday, a match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya kicks off at the Kanjuruhan Stadium, Malang in East Java, Indonesia.Follow LIVE updates from Football Match Stampede in Indonesia with InsideSport.IN
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Shortly before 10 p.m., the match ends with the home team Arema losing 3-2 to Persebaya Surabaya. After the referee blows his whistle in the end, angry supporters of the home team invade the pitch. – Video footage taken by a Reuters witness shows fans clashing with police on the pitch. Police fired tear gas in an attempt to control the situation, prompting panicked fans to scramble to leave through an exit gate, sparking a stampede and cases of suffocation, East Java police chief Nico Afinta told reporters.
– The police chief says that there is a squeeze at gate 10 at the stadium. Screams can be heard near the exit gate as fans try to escape with women and children among those caught in the crush, according to a Twitter account posted by a fan.
#WATCH | At least 127 people died after violence at a football match in Indonesia last night. The deaths occurred when angry fans invaded a soccer field after a match in East Java
(Video source: Reuters) pic.twitter.com/j7Bet6f9mE
— ANI (@ANI) 2 October 2022
Video footage on local channels shows fans who appear unconscious being carried out of the stadium. Outside the stadium, supporters and police were involved in several clashes, with videos and images circulated on social media showing police cars burnt. – The country’s top security minister, Mahfud MD, says in an Instagram post that the stadium filled beyond its capacity. He says 42,000 tickets were issued for a stadium that can only hold 38,000 people.
On Sunday morning, in a video address, President Joko Widodo ordered the Football Association to suspend all matches in the country’s top league, BRI Liga 1, until an investigation into match security is completed.
Indonesia Football Tragedy Timeline: Here’s a detailed look and turn of events as the unfortunate stampede in the Indonesia Football match took shape, check out
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