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Soccer fans carry an injured man after clashes during the match in Malang in Indonesia. Photo: Ap/Yudha Prabowo

Soccer fans carry an injured man after clashes during the match in Malang in Indonesia. Photo: Ap/Yudha Prabowo

People stand next to a damaged car following a riot. Photo: Reuters/Antara Foto

People stand next to a damaged car following a riot. Photo: Reuters/Antara Foto

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Soccer fans carry an injured man after clashes during the match in Malang in Indonesia. Photo: Ap/Yudha Prabowo

At least 125 football fans were killed in stampedes and riots after one of Indonesia’s top sides suffered its first home defeat in 23 years.

The crush was one of the worst in sporting history, and had echoes of the 1989 Hillsborough disaster in which 97 people died.


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