Indonesia football riot: 129 people killed after stampede at match

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  • Violence erupted after Arema’s home loss to Persebaya Surabaya
  • Police reportedly fired tear gas into crowded stands in Malang

At least 129 people died and 180 were injured after violence and a stampede erupted following an Indonesian league football match, police have said.

Supporters of the Javanese clubs Arema and Persebaya Surabaya clashed after Arema were defeated 3-2 at the match in Malang Regency, East Java.

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Written by David Connett, Adam Fulton and agencies
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