Guatemala City Football Crowd Crush
A crowd surge at the Estadio Nacional Doroteo Guamuch Flores stadium before a World Cup qualifying match caused 83 fatalities and over 140 injuries. Many died from suffocation after more than 50,000 people tried to enter the stadium designed for 37,000. An excessive sale of tickets and counterfeit tickets is believed to be why so many people turned up.
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