Indonesians Mourn Victims of Football Stadium Stampede

Published October 4th, 2022 - 06:31 GMT

Over one hundred people were killed and hundreds of others injured in a stampede in Indonesia's football stadium on Saturday night.

Indonesian police announced launching an investigation into the incident after the death of at least 125 people, including 32 kids. Media reports added that 323 others were injured in the riots.

The riots began after the fans of the national team crashed the pitch at Kanjuruhan stadium as their team lost by 3-2.

Officers fired tear gas in response to a pitch invasion by fans at the overcrowded stadium in Malang regency, East Java.

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People pay their respects for victims of the stampede at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java on October 4, 2022. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)

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Elite Indonesian police officers were under investigation on October 4 over a stadium stampede that killed 125 people including dozens of children in one of the deadliest disasters in football history. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)

Indonesia's football stadium

A woman reacts as people pay their respects for victims of the stampede at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java on October 4, 2022. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)

Indonesia's football stadium

Football supporters hold candlelight vigil for victims of a stampede, in Bekasi on October 3, 2022. (Photo by REZAS / AFP)

Indonesia's football stadium

Football supporters hold candlelight vigil for victims of a stampede, in Medan on October 3, 2022. (Photo by ARIANDI / AFP)

Indonesia's football stadium

Anger against police mounted in Indonesia on October 3 after at least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede. (Photo by Juni Kriswanto / AFP)

Indonesia's football stadium

In this picture taken on October 1, 2022, a group of people carry a man after a football match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java. (Photo by AFP)

Indonesia's football stadium

At least 127 people died at a football stadium in Indonesia late on October 1 when fans invaded the pitch and police responded with tear gas, triggering a stampede, officials said. (Photo by AFP)

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People pay their respects for victims of the stampede at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java on October 4, 2022. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)
Indonesia's football stadium
Elite Indonesian police officers were under investigation on October 4 over a stadium stampede that killed 125 people including dozens of children in one of the deadliest disasters in football history. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)
Indonesia's football stadium
A woman reacts as people pay their respects for victims of the stampede at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java on October 4, 2022. (Photo by JUNI KRISWANTO / AFP)
Indonesia's football stadium
Football supporters hold candlelight vigil for victims of a stampede, in Bekasi on October 3, 2022. (Photo by REZAS / AFP)
Indonesia's football stadium
Football supporters hold candlelight vigil for victims of a stampede, in Medan on October 3, 2022. (Photo by ARIANDI / AFP)
Indonesia's football stadium
Anger against police mounted in Indonesia on October 3 after at least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede. (Photo by Juni Kriswanto / AFP)
Indonesia's football stadium
In this picture taken on October 1, 2022, a group of people carry a man after a football match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya at Kanjuruhan stadium in Malang, East Java. (Photo by AFP)
Indonesia's football stadium
At least 127 people died at a football stadium in Indonesia late on October 1 when fans invaded the pitch and police responded with tear gas, triggering a stampede, officials said. (Photo by AFP)

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