Offbeat: Indonesia: at least 125 dead after violence in a football stadium, "a tragedy beyond the imaginable"

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La violence des supporters est un problème en Indonésie, où les rivalités de longue date se sont transformées en affrontements mortels, comme samedi soir à Malang. AFP © Str The violence of the supporters is a problem in Indonesia, where the long-standing rivalries have Transformed into mortal clashes, as Saturday evening in Malang. AFP is one of the worst dramas ever occurring in a stadium. The human assessment, revised upwards then down this Sunday morning, now reports at least 125 dead in Indonesia, during a crowd movement after fans invaded a football field at the end a match on Saturday evening. This is "a tragedy beyond the imaginable", moved the president of FIFA. The vice-government of Java East province, Emil Dardak, finally announced a revision of the balance sheet, which goes from 174 to 125 dead, due to a double count. "The balance sheet is now 125 dead. 124 were identified and one was not. Some names had been recorded twice, "said the manager on the Metro TV channel. Supporters of the Arema FC team entered the field of the Kanjuruhan stadium, in the city of Malang (east), after the defeat of their team 3 to 2 against that of Persebaya Surabaya. It was the first time in more than twenty years that the Arema FC lost to its great rival. Police, who described this incident as "riots", tried to persuade fans to regain the stands and sent tear gas to the public after the death of two police officers, which caused jostles and movements of uncontrolled crowds. A first assessment reported 127 dead, then the balance sheet rose to 174 before being reduced to 125 Sunday noon. Several people were crushed while they ran towards one of the outings of the stadium, and died asphyxiated, detailed Nico in order. Labelogenic gas from the images captured inside the stadium show a huge amount of tear gas and people climbing the barriers, trying to escape. Others wore wounded spectators, making their way through chaos. "Police projected tear gas, and people immediately rushed to go out by pushing each other and it caused a lot of victims," ​​a 43 -year -old spectator told AFP, who did not not wanted to give his last name. "There were nothing, no riots. I don't know what happened, they suddenly sent tear gas, "he said. "What shocked me is they not thought of women and children? "Unfortunate incident" A distressing show in front of the stadium testified Sunday morning the agitations of the day before: charred vehicles, including a police truck, littered the streets. The Indonesian government apologized and promised to investigate the circumstances of this crowd movement. "We are sorry for this incident (...) It is an unfortunate incident that hurts our football at a time when supporters can attend a match in a stadium," said Indonesian Minister of Sports and Youth Zainudin Amali to The Kompas chain. "We will examine in depth the organization of the match and the number of supporters (in the stadium). Will we prohibit the presence of supporters in matches again? We will discuss it, ”he added. Mea culpa also on the side of the Indonesia Football Association (PSSI), which has suspended all the scheduled matches this week, prohibited the Arema FC from organizing home matches for the rest of the season and Declared that she would send a team of investigators to Malang to establish the cause of crushing. "We are sorry and apologize to the families of the victims and to all the parties for this incident," said PSSI president Mochamad Iriawan. The violence of supporters is a problem in Indonesia, where long -standing rivalries have turned into fatal clashes. Some matches- the most important being the Old Indonesia Derby between Persija Jakarta and Persib Bandung- are so tense that players from high-level teams must go under high protection.

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