Riot during football match in Indonesia, more than 129 killed, 180 injured
A riot has broken out during a football match in Indonesia, due to which more than 129 people have died. It is being told that these deaths have happened due to riots and stampedes. According to media reports, the incident took place on Saturday night at 10 pm at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang Regency, East Java.
A terrible scene has been seen during a football match in Indonesia. Supporters of two football teams clashed during the match, after which it took the form of violence on sight. According to media reports, more than 129 people have died due to the violence in the football match and the stampede that followed. At the same time, about 180 people are said to be injured, after which the match has been banned for a week.
According to media reports, the match between Persabaya Club and Arema Football Club was taking place at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang Regency, East Java. Arema's team lost in this match, leaving Arema's fans so stunned by their team's defeat that they landed on the football court. The police fired tear gas and lathi-charged to disperse the crowd.
The Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) issued a statement late Saturday expressing its regret over the incident. PSSI said that Kanjuruhan regrets the action taken by Arema supporters at the stadium. We apologize to the families of the victims and all parties involved in the incident. For this, PSSI immediately constituted an investigation team, after which the investigation team left for the stadium.
The Football Association of Indonesia (PSSI) has suspended all matches of the BRI Liga 1 League for a week after this violence and stampede. Along with this, the team of Arema Football Club has been banned from hosting the rest of the matches of this season.