Indonesia president orders review of football safety after stadium tragedy

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Published: 2022-10-02 11:56

Last Updated: 2022-12-02 05:48


Indonesia president orders review of football safety after stadium tragedy
Indonesia president orders review of football safety after stadium tragedy

Indonesian President Joko Widodo on Sunday ordered a safety review of the country's football matches after 174 people were killed in a stampede triggered by clashes between fans and police.


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The country's sports and youth minister, national police chief and Indonesian football association chief were ordered "to conduct a thorough evaluation of football matches and the security procedures", Widodo said in a televised statement.