At least eight people were killed on Saturday in a stampede in a soccer stadium in Senegal’s capital Dakar during a match between two local teams.

A fight broke out between fans of rivals US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour at the Demba Diop stadium and police fired tear gas to break it up.

The resulting confusion triggered the stampede, Sports Minister Matar Ba told journalists.

The minister added a young girl was among the dead, while around 60 injured fans had been taken to health facilities in…
READ MORE : abbaymedia.com

Africanews on YouTube brings you a daily dose of news, produced and realised in Africa, by and for Africans.
Africanews is the first pan-African multilingual media outlet, unique in its concept and vision.
Subscribe on our Youtube channel abbaymedia.com and receive all the latest news from the continent.

Africanews is available in English and French.
Website : abbaymedia.com
Facebook : abbaymedia.com
Twitter : abbaymedia.com

LEAVE A REPLY