Nationwide Mourning!!! 5 Dead, Many Injured, As Super Eagles Victory Over Zambia Suddenly Leads To Massive Massacre
Five people have been confirmed dead, on Sunday, while scores sustained serious injuries, following a stampede at the entrance of the Godswill Akpabio International Stadium, in Uyo, the Akwa Ibom State capital.
The fans who were at the Stadium to watch a match between the Super Eagles of Nigeria, and the Chipolopo of Zambia, were allegedly beaten by Soldiers at the gate of the Stadium with heavy sticks.
The stampede occurred as the crowd tried to avoid the Soldiers’ sticks. The bloodstains were around the gate of the Stadium.