The number of people who lost their lives today, Sunday 5/21, in El Salvador rises to 9, when they were trampled during a crowd of fans who were trying to enter the Cuscatlán stadium in the capital San Salvador to watch a football match match of the 1st category, according to what the police announced.
Specifically, there are “nine victims,” the national police tweeted. There are also injured people who were taken to hospital, of which at least two are in a “critical condition”, he added.
According to initial police reports, the stampede occurred when fans attempted to enter the stadium to watch a league match between local team Alianza and CD FAS.
The match was stopped to remove the spectators.
The Minister of Health Francisco Alabi assured that “all the patients” who were transferred are being treated by the hospital services.
Home Secretary Juan Carlos Bidegain said Civil Protection Service teams are on the scene to offer assistance. Hundreds of police and military have also been sent to the stadium.
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