At least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede in Indonesia. Photo: AFP/File
At least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede in Indonesia. Photo: AFP/File
Indonesia

Police chief sacked, 9 others removed from their posts following Indonesia stadium stampede that killed 125

  • The police sacked its local chief Ferli Hidayat in Malang after Indonesia’s chief security minister announced a task force to investigate the stampede
  • East Java police also removed nine officers on the instruction of the national police force

At least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede in Indonesia. Photo: AFP/File
At least 125 people were killed in one of the deadliest disasters in the history of football, when officers fired tear gas in a packed stadium, triggering a stampede in Indonesia. Photo: AFP/File
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