One of the worst tragedies in football history last night

One of the worst tragedies in football history last night in Indonesia: a new review reports… Le Blog de Jean Marc Morandini

2:02 p.m .: At 2 p.m. the balance is revised down to 125 deathssay the authorities, who had counted certain victims multiple times

11:11 am: At least 174 people have died in Indonesia due to a rampant mass movement, according to a new report just released. The stampede came as thousands of angry Arema FC fans stormed the stadium after their side lost 3-2 to Persebaya Surabaya and were sprayed with tear gas. The tragedy, which took place in the east of the island of Java, also left around 180 injured. It was the first time in over twenty years that her team lost to her great rival.

6:11 am: 127 football fans died and dozens more were injured overnight after violence erupted after an Indonesian football league match in Malang, East Java. The drama happened after a Saturday night game at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang, East Java, Indonesia.

Arema FC team fans took to the field after their team lost (3-2) to Persebaya Surabaya in Indonesian Premier League. It was the first time in more than twenty years that Arema FC lost to its great rival.

Several fights between fans of the two teams were then reported in the stadium.

Police, who described the event as a “riot,” tried to persuade supporters to return to the stands and fired tear gas after two officers were killed.

“127 people died in the incident [un bilan ensuite réévalué], two of whom were police officers. 34 people died at the stadium and the others in hospital,” local police chief Nico Afinta said in a statement. “Eventually they went to the exit. But there has been a gathering of people, and in that process of gathering, [les gens] gasped, lack of oxygen,” he explained.