At least 8 dead in Demba Diop Football Stadium Stampede

People look at a collapsed wall at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar destroyed during a stampede that killed eight people at a football game

People look at a collapsed wall at Demba Diop stadium in Dakar destroyed during a stampede that killed eight people at a football game

Eight people have been killed during a Senegal football league final in Dakar in a stampede that broke out following clashes at the end of the match, the official APS news agency said.

Media reports said police had to fire tear gas shells to stop the clashes as the supporters threw stones and other objects.

Diouf described police retreating from an area separating the two teams' supporters once projectiles began being thrown, triggering unsafe movements by supporters unable to defend themselves.

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At least 49 were seriously injured in the confusion, APS said, while firefighters were on the scene along with large numbers of ambulances.

A fight broke out Saturday between fans of rival clubs US Ouakam and Stade de Mbour during the second half of extra time, with Stade leading the game 2-1.

Fans said one of the stadium walls collapsing on top of people as others scrambled for safety.

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A presidential spokesman said campaigning for Senegal's legislative elections on July 30 had been suspended to pay respect to the stadium victims.

President Macky Sall also said there would "punishments serving as warning", he added. Football brawls and deadly accidents are common in Africa where safety standards are quite low.

At least 17 people died and scores were injured in a stampede in a match in Angola in February, when hundreds of supporters stormed the stadium.

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