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LIVE Drama in a football stadium in Indonesia: "A tragedy beyond imagination"reacts Infantino RMC Sport


Fifa: “A tragedy beyond the imaginable,” laments Infantino

The stadium disaster in Indonesia is “a tragedy beyond imagination,” said International Football Federation (Fifa) President Gianni Infantino in a statement on Sunday. At least 174 people died in a mass movement at a stadium in the east Java island town of Malang on Saturday when thousands of fans stormed into a soccer field and were sprayed with tear gas.

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Mass movements, overwhelmed police, tear gas… the causes of the tragedy

At least 174 people died in a match between Arema and Persebaya Surabaya in the Indonesian league on Saturday. First witnesses and the Indonesian press implicate police and use of numerous tear gases against a land invasion that caused deadly mass movements.

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The message of Sergio Ramos

Responding to the scores of victims who died after a soccer match following the mass movement in Indonesia, Sergio Ramos tweeted: “Heartbreaking. Our thoughts are with the victims and their families.”


A minute’s silence on La Liga pitches

The Royal Spanish Football Federation announces a minute’s silence at La Liga and La Liga 2 grounds to commemorate the victims of the tragedy in Indonesia.


The death toll rises to 174

The death toll from the mass movement following a soccer match in Indonesia has risen to 174, local authorities said on Sunday, making it one of the worst stadium tragedies yet. β€œAt 9:30 a.m. (local) the death toll rose to 158 and at 10:30 a.m. to 174 dead. This is the data collected by the East Java Disaster Management Agency,” said Deputy Provincial Governor Emil Dardak on TV channel Kompas TV.

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