30 June Stadium stampede
Date8 February 2015 (2015-02-08)
Location
Coordinates: 30°01′12″N 31°22′25″E / 30.02000°N 31.37361°E / 30.02000; 31.37361
MethodsTear gas, stampede
Casualties
Death(s)20[1]

During the 30 June Stadium stampede, 20 football fans died on 8 February 2015 in a confrontation with the police at the gates of 30 June Stadium during a league match between two Cairo clubs, Zamalek and ENPPI. The death toll was expected to rise. Most of the dead were suffocated when the crowd stampeded after police used tear gas to clear the fans trying to force their way into the stadium.[2][3][4]

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This stampede is still in court and investigations.

See also

References

  1. ^ Mahmoud Mostafa (9 February 2015). "28 football fans killed in 'deliberate massacre': Ultras". Daily News Egypt.
  2. ^ Kirkpatrick, David D.; Thomas, Merna (8 February 2015). "Soccer Stadium Stampede Kills at Least 25 in Egypt". The New York Times.
  3. ^ "TRAGIC! 22 people killed outside Cairo soccer stadium". rediff.com. 9 February 2015. Retrieved 9 February 2015.
  4. ^ Karimi, Faith (9 February 2015). "Egypt soccer match goes ahead despite clashes that killed at least 19 fans". CNN. Retrieved 7 March 2015.
  5. ^ "Blatter saddened by Egyptian tragedy". FIFA. 9 February 2015. Retrieved 7 March 2015.