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Death Toll Expected to Rise in Indonesian Soccer Tragedy

Distraught family members are struggling to understand how their loved ones were killed in the chaos that followed a soccer match in Indonesia. At least 125 are dead, including 32 children, after angry fans of Arema Malang rioted following a 3-2 loss to rival Persebaya Surabaya. Police responded by firing tear gas, which is banned by FIFA, and a stampede of fleeing spectators was crushed. Here's more on the latest tragedy in a country whose passion for soccer has often turned violent.

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    Indonesia police chief, others removed over soccer disaster

    Indonesia police chief, others removed over soccer disaster

    MALANG, Indonesia (AP) — An Indonesian police chief and nine elite officers were removed from their posts Monday and 18 others were being investigated for responsibility in the firing of tear gas inside a soccer stadium that set off a stampede, killing at least 125 people, officials said. Distraught …

    At least 125 killed in Indonesia soccer stadium crush

    At least 125 killed in Indonesia soccer stadium crush

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    CNN — At least 125 people are dead after chaos and violence erupted during an Indonesian league soccer match into the early hours of Sunday, according to Indonesia’s National Police Chief in what is one of the world’s deadliest stadium disasters of all time. Supporters of Arema FC and rival Persebaya …

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