At least 8 people were killed and 49 injured when a stampede broke out in Senegal

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At least 8 people were killed and 49 injured when a stampede broke out in Senegal

According to Reuters, BBC and other media reports, the capital of Dakar, Senegal this month, 15 fans stampede occurred, has killed at least 8 people were killed and 49 injured.

Senegal League Cup final at Dakar Dunbar Diop Stadium (Demba Diop Stadium), against both the ouakam wing (Union Sportive Ouakam) and mbour team (Stade de Mbour). The conventional time teams drew 1-1, and mbour in overtime to win 2-1 team lore.

At least 8 people were killed and 49 injured when a stampede broke out in Senegal

After the game, the fans broke into a massive clash and threw each other. Police fired tear gas to disperse fans, but caused panic and led to the stampede. So far, 8 people have been killed and 49 injured.

At least 8 people were killed and 49 injured when a stampede broke out in Senegal
Fans fled the scene

It is also reported that the police fired tear gas, some fans trying to escape over the wall, resulting in wall collapse, it led to a stampede. African football disorder, the stadium riots have occurred, Angola in February this year, there were stampede, killing at least 17 people were killed and dozens injured.

At least 8 people were killed and 49 injured when a stampede broke out in Senegal
Senegal is in the west of Africa