Eight dead in Senegal football stadium stampede

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Dakar: At least 8 people were killed and 49 seriously injured after a wall collapsed at a football stadium.

It happened at Demba Diop stadium in the capital, Dakar, at the end of the League Cup final between Stade de Mbour and Union Sportive Ouakam.

Several media outlets report that fighting started between rival fans and police responded by using tear gas, which led to panic.