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Wednesday, May 22, 2024

Crowd crush outside Iraqi soccer stadium kills 1: Reports

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One person died and nearly 60 were injured on Thursday as a result of a crowd crush outside an international stadium in Iraq’s Basrah city, Iraqi broadcaster Al Sumaria reported, citing a source in the local security service.

The incident took place a few hours before the start of the Gulf Cup football tournament final, the report said.

The final Gulf Cup football match between the teams of Iraq and Oman is scheduled to take place in Basrah on Thursday night. Numerous Iraqi fans began gathering outside the stadium from early in the morning.

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