Video/The match turned into a tragedy, 125 victims during clashes between fans and the Police in Indonesia
A football match between Arema and Persebaya for the national championship of Indonesia which ended with the score 3-2, turned into a tragedy a day ago. Thousands of fans occupied the "Kanjuruhan Stadium" field, where they clashed with the police, who used tear gas to repel them.
Many people were trampled, while hundreds more fainted. Clashes between fans and the police have continued, while the stadium has turned into a war zone. The hand-to-hand fights continued outside the field.
According to Reuters and other foreign networks, at least 125 people have lost their lives, including children. The local police chief announced that 34 people died in the stadium while others died on the road or in hospital.
At the same time, the country's media talk about more than 180 injured, saying that some of them are in serious condition. After the tragic incident, the country's football league announced the suspension of the Indonesian league for a week. Arema FC will not host home games for the remainder of the season.