Indonesia: Fans trampled to death at soccer final
last update: November 22, 15:56
Jakarta, 22 Nov. (AKI) - Two people were trampled to death on Monday while entering Bung Karno Stadium in Jakarta for the Southeast Asian Games’ final soccer match between Indonesia and Malaysia.
The bodies were taken to Cipto Mangunkusumo Hospital in Central Jakarta, medical team member Abdul Majid said as reported by tempointeraktif.co.id
Majid said that officials had not confirmed the identity of the supporters. “Maybe we will find out tomorrow.”
A police officer said that the pair was trampled by the crowd after supporters rushed into the stadium by breaking through the gate at Section 15.
Several other supporters were reportedly injured.
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