12 killed in football stadium accident (Photo: AFP)
New Delhi: Accidents have had the same old association with football. The latest case is of Salvador, where a heart-wrenching accident has happened in the football stadium. There is news of the death of about 12 people in the accident. At the same time, 500 people are said to be injured.
The incident is of the Monumental Stadium, which is located 25 miles northeast of the capital of Salvador. The quarter final of the domestic match was to be played in this stadium. The match was between Alianza Club and FAS Club. It is being told that the capacity of the stadium was 44836, but more spectators entered the stadium than the capacity to watch the match.
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Match suspended 16 minutes after start
The number of spectators was so high that they started creating ruckus. The match was suspended only 16 minutes after the start of his disturbance. A stampede started in the stadium. People started running here and there in panic. The result was that in no time the scene took the form of a big accident.
100 people were taken to the hospital, 12 died
The director of the National Civil Police told that all the people injured in the accident have been admitted to the hospital. The condition of many has become critical. So far 12 people have been confirmed dead from all the hospitals in the city. Around 500 people are injured. According to the chief of the rescue operation, his team attended a total of 500 people, in which 100 people were taken to the hospital.
The accident will be investigated, action will be taken against the culprits
Now the question is how did this accident happen? According to the reports, according to the information received by the officials, fake tickets for this match were sold to the people, due to which this accident happened. At present, the process of investigation is going on in this matter. The local police will also do criminal investigation in this matter.
Please tell that Salvadoran football has expressed grief over this incident. He has expressed condolences to the family of those who died. The president of Salvadoran football has said that everyone will be investigated, be it the team, the manager, the stadium organizer, the ticket seller or the federation. Strict action will be taken if found guilty.
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