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Fans Focus on Police After More Than 100 Die at Indonesian Soccer Match

2 monthes ago   |   By NY Times

Witnesses said officers fired tear gas indiscriminately into the stands, causing a stampede that led to at least 125 deaths.
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What to Know About Indonesia's Soccer Match That Left At Least 125 Dead 

2 monthes ago   |   By Time

At least 125 people died at an Indonesian soccer match Saturday night after police used tear gas on fans who rushed towards the field when Arema FC, the home soccer team in Malang, lost, causing many to be trampled or suffocated.
There were only Arema FC fans present at the match at Kanjuruhan Stadium against Persebaya Surabaya, as organizers wanted to avoid conflict prior to the game, The Associated Press reported. But when Arema FC lost to Persebaya Surabaya (3-2), angered fans began to throw bottles and other objects at players and soccer officials.

Witnesses also told the AP that...
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