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October 3, 2022
October 3, 2022

Indonesia stampede: "Fans died in players' arms"

Anger against police mounted in Indonesia on Monday after at least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

Major football stadium tragedies

The stampede at a domestic football match in eastern Indonesia that led to at least 129 deaths late on Saturday is the latest in a long line of football stadium tragedies.

October 2, 2022
October 2, 2022

At least 129 dead after riot at Indonesia football match

At least 129 people died at a football stadium in Indonesia when thousands of fans invaded the pitch and police fired tear gas that triggered a stampede, authorities said Sunday.

July 17, 2016
July 17, 2016

3 cops shot dead in Baton Rouge, gunman killed

Three police officers are shot dead and three others are injured in a shooting in Baton Rouge, Louisiana, with one suspect dead and two others possibly at large.

July 11, 2016
July 11, 2016

40 arrested in Paris over Euro 2016 violence

Around 40 people are arrested in Paris after police use tear gas and water cannon against football fans hurling glass bottles at officers at the Eiffel Tower during the Euro 2016 final.

February 11, 2016
February 11, 2016

Mexico prison riot leaves 52 dead

A riot and a fire at a prison near Monterrey in northern Mexico has left 52 people dead, state officials say. Another 12 are injured in the riot at Topo Chico jail that broke out just after midnight.

May 9, 2015
May 9, 2015

'Dozens dead' in Iraq prison break

At least 30 prisoners and 10 guards have died in a prison break in Iraq.