Cel­e­bra­tions deadly

Taranaki Daily News - - Sport -

A 25-year-old woman has died af­ter be­ing struck by a stray bul­let fired in cel­e­bra­tion of Colom­bia’s 2-0 foot­ball World Cup win over Uruguay yes­ter­day. Au­thor­i­ties said some­one cel­e­brated by fir­ing into the air, which killed the young woman and in­jured an­other per­son in Bosa, in the south of Bo­gota. Mean­while, a 69-year-old Brazil­ian fan died of heart fail­ure while watch­ing his coun­try’s penalty shootout win over Chile. The man was watch­ing the tense en­counter in a bar when he com­plained of feel­ing un­well. The fan, who was di­a­betic, died shortly af­ter be­ing taken to hospi­tal.

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