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Drama in Indonesia: "measures must be taken" against those responsible for the stampede

2022-10-03T06:25:29.492Z

The government wants to "identify" those who "perpetrated" the movement that killed at least 125 people in a football stadium. But the



Measures after the tragedy.

The Indonesian Minister in charge of Security calls for "measures" to be taken against those responsible for the crowd movement which killed at least 125 people in a football stadium in Indonesia.

In a televised statement, Minister Mahfud MD also called on the Indonesian police to "identify" those who "perpetrated the crimes", believing that "measures must be taken against them".

"We ask the national police to find the perpetrators of the crimes in the coming days," he demanded.

This crowd movement left at least 125 dead and 323 injured on Saturday evening in a football stadium in the city of Malang (east of the island of Java).

It is one of the worst stadium tragedies ever.

Read also“Fans died in the arms of the players”: the chilling account of the tragedy in Indonesia by the coach of Arema FC

It all started when fans of local team Arema FC entered the pitch at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang City after their side lost 3-2 to neighboring Persebaya Surabaya.

The role of the police pointed out

The stadium held 42,000 people and was full according to authorities.

Some 3,000 of them invaded the pitch after the game.

Police, who described the incident as a "riot", tried to persuade fans to return to the stands and fired tear gas at the audience after two officers were killed, resulting in jostling and protests. uncontrolled crowds.

Many victims were trampled.

Survivors described panicking onlookers pinned down by crowds as police fired tear gas canisters.

For many, the police went too far in their use of tear gas.

Amnesty International has even called for an investigation into the use of this weapon by the police and for those who "committed violations to be brought to justice".

Source: leparis

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