Stampede | At least nine killed in stampede at soccer stadium in El Salvador

San Salvador: At least nine people were killed and dozens injured in a stampede following a brawl at a stadium entrance during a Salvadoran football league quarterfinal match. The National Civil Police said in an initial report via Twitter that nine people were confirmed dead at the match between Club Alianza and FAS at the Monumental Stadium in Cuscatlán. The stadium is approximately 25 miles (41 km) northeast of the capital. Also Read 9 killed in stampede at El Salvador stadium Read @ANI Story | #Stampede #police — ANI Digital (@ani_digital) May 21, 2023 Police said at least two of the injured taken to hospitals The condition is serious. Local television broadcast ‘live’ pictures of the stampede by Alianza fans. Dozens of fans were also treated on the field. “It was an avalanche of fans who stormed the gates,” said an anonymous volunteer. Some people are still trapped in the tunnel. Some people managed to reach the stands and then the ground.” (agency)

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