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Two People Killed And 17 Injured In A Crush At South Africa’s Biggest Stadium

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Football officials confirm that at least two people have been killed and 17 others injured in a crush atSouth Africa’s biggest stadium that took place during the Soweto derbybetween football clubsKaizer ChiefsandOrlando Piratesin Johannesburg yesterday afternoon.

Orlando Pirates said the crush happened when people attempted to push their way through the gates into the 87,000-capacityFNB stadium.

Public safety official Michael Sun said on Twitter that all gates at the stadium had beenopened to ensure crowd control and that the situation was later brought under control. Of the 17 injured, one is in a critical condition.

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