Eight die in Senegal football stadium chaos

(CNN)Eight individuals were eliminated and more than 40 were seriously hurt after clashes at the end of a League Cup last football match at Demba Diop Stadium in Dakar, Senegal on Saturday.

Fans from the opposing groups, United States Ouakam and Stade De Mbour, exchanged blows and many projectiles were fired, Senegal’s main news firm Agence de Presse Senegalaise (APS), reported.
As viewers attempted to leave the arena, APS stated a wall collapsed under their weight.