What a heartbreaking occasion. AFCON 2021 has been coated by a darkish cloud after six followers reportedly died throughout a stampede on the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde.
As Futaa reported on Tuesday morning, the catastrophe occurred after followers compelled entry into the stadium. Six individuals misplaced their lives whereas 40 had been reportedly injured and brought to hospital.
The Confederation of African Soccer (CAF) has since launched a press release on the occasion. The word confirms an investigation will likely be launched, whereas the injured will likely be visited on the hospital.
In the meantime, a video has circulated on social media. Take a look at the unlucky footage beneath…
No less than six individuals lifeless and a number of supporters hospitalised after #stampede forward of #AfricaCup of Nations hosts #Cameroon ‘s match in opposition to #Comoros on the Olembe Stadium in Yaounde…Pictures on-line present followers breaking via gates on the Olembe Stadium pic.twitter.com/YV9wq5kiTY
— Smriti Sharma (@SmritiS24856750) January 25, 2022
CAF is anticipated to verify the deaths within the coming hours.