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Indonesia football crush was a ‘massacre’ – man who lost family

After the home team lost their game at Kanjuruhan stadium, Malang, East Java, 131 people died in the crush at the stadium.

The police responded with tear gas.

Devi Athok’s daughters Devi and their mother, Devi Athok, were both killed in the crush. It was one of the most devastating football disasters ever recorded. He and others spoke to BBC about what they witnessed that night.

On Monday, authorities launched an investigation into allegations of excessive police force. Public anger has risen.


Video by Haryo Wirawan and Valdya Baputri, BBC Indonesia.

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