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At least eight killed in crush at Cameroon stadium

BoomRadioNG | January 25, 2022
At least eight people have been killed and 38 injured in a crush outside an Africa Cup of Nations football match in Cameroon.
Videos showed crowds of screaming football fans being crushed at the entry gates to the Paul Biya stadium in the capital Yaounde.
Witnesses described chaotic scenes outside the ground as thousands of fans struggled to get access.

Paul Biya stadium
Score Beethoven, CC BY-SA 4.0 <>, via Wikimedia Commons

The dead include a boy of 14 and seven people were seriously injured.
Cameroonian President Paul Biya has ordered an investigation into the crush and sent his “deepest condolences” to the victims’ families.
The Confederation of African Football has also launched its own investigation.
Paul Ayorinde

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