A soccer fan in Argentina died throughout an deserted Liga Profesional recreation between Gimnasia La Plata and Boca Juniors on Thursday on the Juan Carmelo Zerillo Stadium in La Plata, Buenos Aires. The supporter has been named as Cesar Regueiro by Gimnasia, the house workforce.
It’s not clear what induced the fan’s dying, however Sergio Berni, safety minister for Buenos Aires province, advised native tv that the fan died of a coronary heart downside as he was leaving the stadium, Reuters reported.
The match between Gimnasia and provincial rival Boca was deserted by referee Hernán Mastrángelo after 9 minutes resulting from unrest across the stadium between safety forces and followers, with tear gasoline being utilized by the authorities.
Gimnasia, Boca Juniors, La Liga Profesional and the Argentinian Soccer Affiliation (AFA) – the governing physique for the game within the nation – have posted statements on their verified Twitter accounts condemning the incident and providing condolences to Regueiro’s household and family members.
Gimnasia’s assertion additionally demanded an investigation into the incident in an effort to uncover what induced the tragedy.
Gimnasia went on to launch a further statement on their social media accounts, which berates using extreme power by safety forces on the stadium entrances and in its neighborhood and claims that the membership and its supporters adopted the entry protocols set out by and arranged with the provincial police of Buenos Aires and APREVIDE, the ministry for safety in Buenos Aires.
The membership additionally stated in the identical assertion that they didn’t oversell tickets to the fixture.
Provincial safety minister Berni advised CNN affiliate TN: “What at all times occurs occurred.
“They promote extra tickets than the venue’s capability and there’s no place within the stadiums. Then we now have to take accountability for such irresponsibility.”
CNN en Español has reached out to Buenos Aires provincial police who haven’t provided a press release on the matter.
The dying comes days after a stadium crush in Indonesia which led to the dying of at the least 131 folks. The lethal crush occurred after police fired tear gasoline to disperse a crowd that had stormed the pitch.