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Cameroon blames stadium deaths on 'massive' influx of fans

Cameroon authorities have blamed a deadly stadium crush at the African Cup of Nations tournament on a 'massive' influx of ticketless fans who arrived late to a game involving the host team and tried to force their way in to avoid security checks and COVID-19 screening.

People assist victims of a stampede outside a stadium hosting an African Cup of Nations soccer game in Yaounde, Cameroon, Monday Jan. 24, 2022. (AP Photo/Thierry Noukeu)

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