The Worst Human Stampedes

2001 Accra Sports Stadium Stampede

2001 Accra Sports Stadium Stam... is listed (or ranked) 10 on the list The Worst Human Stampedes

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A match between Ghana’s two most popular soccer teams turned into a tragedy when overzealous riot control officers fired tear gas into a huge crowd, which had been throwing bottles and stones onto the field. The resulting panic caused a stampede that killed 127 fans. It’s the worst stadium disaster in African history.

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