The Telegraph
Monday , July 17 , 2017
 

8 killed in stampede

Dakar: Eight people were killed during Senegal's football League Cup final in Dakar in a stampede that broke out following clashes between supporters, that were met by police firing tear gas.

At least 49 were seriously injured in the confusion, requiring a mass deployment of fire-fighters and ambulances.

A journalist at the match described a stadium full to bursting with people for the long-awaited clash between local teams US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour. (Agencies)


 More stories in Sports

  • Federer: I kept believing & dreaming & here I am
  • Roger a legend: Martina
  • Rankings do not matter to Garbine
  • 8 teams only in IPL XI: Amitabh
  • Declining interest in I-League pains Jamil
  • Mourinho rules out CR7 move
  • Hamilton vrooms & wows home crowd
  • Lahiri hits six-under
  • England face a herculean task
  • Raza shines Vs Sri Lanka
  • Jason's future plans
  • Guha's opinion
  • Thakur's promise
  •