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Eight die as wall collapses amid clashes between fans at Senegal football league cup final in Dakar (independent.co.uk)

 A crowd stampede at a football match in Senegal has killed eight people, including a young girl, and injured around 60.

It was triggered when a wall collapsed onto supporters at the league cup final between local rivals US Oukam and Stade de Mbour.

After 90 minutes, with the game deadlocked at 1-1, Mbour scored - prompting angry Ouakam fans to start throwing stones at opposition supporters.

To avoid being pelted by the missiles, people started leaving their seats in a surge, said an AFP journalist who was at the game.

In the melee, part of a wall collapsed on to both sets of fans.    [...] MORE

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