During a football match in Indonesia, 174 people were killed and around 150 were injured due to riots and stampedes in the stadium. According to the foreign news agency, the match between two teams named Arima FC and Persiba Surabaya was going on in Kanjurohan Stadium in Maling, Indonesia. And came out of you and rolled on the field of the ground. According to media reports, the police resorted to shelling to control the situation, which led to stampede and suffocation of several people. Indonesia’s security chief Mahmoud Md said the stadium was overcrowded.
174 people killed and 150 injured during Football match in Indonesia
He said that 42,000 tickets were issued for a stadium, which had a seating capacity of only 38,000 people. The Indonesian government has apologized for the incident and promised an investigation. On the other hand, the Football Association of Indonesia has suspended football matches across the country for one week. The association has also banned Arima FC from hosting home games for the rest of the season. In its statement, the association said it would send an investigation team to Maling. Chairman of PSSI says that we regret and apologize to the affected families and all parties involved in this incident.