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127 killed in Indonesia football match violence


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Jakarta: At least 127 people were killed in a violence incident after a football match in Indonesia’s Malang in East Java province on Saturday evening, Indonesian police said on Sunday.

Provincial police chief Nico Afinta said at a press conference that the supporters of one team did not accept the defeat at a game and climbed over the fence and enter the soccer field in a large number, resulting in a stampede and clashes with the police, with 125 supporters and two police officers killed.

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