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Stadium Wall in Dakar Collapsed as Rival Fans Clashed & Police Fired Tear Gas.

Witnesses said at least 8 People have Died & more than 50 were Injured after a Stadium wall Collapse & Stampede at a Soccer Match in the Senegalese Capital.

Those present said Fighting Broke Out late Friday Between Rival Fans of US Ouakam & Stade de Mbour & the wall at the Demba Diop Stadium in Dakar Collapsed as Police also Fired Tear Gas.

Probe Soon

Government Spokesman Seydou Gueye on Sunday Condemned the Violence, adding that Authorities moved the Injured to Hospitals around Dakar. He said an Investigation will be Opened into the Incident.The Government also Announced a Ban on Sports & Cultural Activities during the Legislative Campaign Period Leading to Parliamentary Elections on July 30.