Spectator ban considered after 174 die in Indonesian stampede | ABC News

Spectator ban considered after 174 die in indonesian stampede | abc news

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At least 174 people have died in a stampede at a soccer match in Indonesia’s East Java. Most were trampled to death after police fired tear gas to stop riots by frustrated supporters of the losing team.

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