Indonesian policemen present eight Bandung supporters at a press conference. More than a dozen people have been arrested after an Indonesian football fan was clubbed to death with iron bars and wooden planks by supporters of a rival team, police said on September 24. The deadly incident happened on September 23 before a match between host club Bandung and Persija Jakarta, bitter rivals in Indonesia’s top flight professional league. Photos: AFP

Indonesian football fan beaten to death by rival supporters at Persib Bandung-Persija Jakarta clash as police arrest 16 people

Haringga Sirla, a 23-year-old Persija Jakarta fan, dies after group of Bandung supporters beat him with iron bars and planks outside stadium

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Indonesian policemen present eight Bandung supporters at a press conference. More than a dozen people have been arrested after an Indonesian football fan was clubbed to death with iron bars and wooden planks by supporters of a rival team, police said on September 24. The deadly incident happened on September 23 before a match between host club Bandung and Persija Jakarta, bitter rivals in Indonesia’s top flight professional league. Photos: AFP
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