Eight killed in soc­cer stam­pede

China Daily (Hong Kong) - - WORLD -

Wit­nesses said at least eight peo­ple have died and more than 50 were in­jured af­ter a sta­dium wall col­lapse and stam­pede at a soc­cer match in the Sene­galese cap­i­tal. Those present said fight­ing broke out late on Satur­day between ri­val fans of US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour and the wall at the Demba Diop sta­dium in Dakar col­lapsed as po­lice also fired tear gas.

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