Stadium crush claims lives

At least 19 supporters are believed to have been killed in a stadium crush during Ivory Coast's World Cup qualifier with Malawi.

19 feared dead after wall collapse

At least 19 supporters are believed to have been killed in a stadium crush during Ivory Coast's World Cup qualifier with Malawi in Abidjan on Sunday. The tragedy occurred when a wall collapsed at the Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan. Hundreds of supporters were also thought to be injured as the stadium was overrun with people who pushed against each other, setting off the panic that led to the stampede. Some 50,000 fans were packed in the stadium in Ivory Coast's biggest city to watch the game. The incident occurred as Ivory Coast beat Malawi 5-0 in a World Cup qualifying match.

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