More than 1,000 people hurt in stampede at Champions League screening

Juventus fans scrambling to get out of San Carlo Square in Turin, Italy, during the second half of last Saturday's Champions League final. Over 1,000 people were injured, seven seriously, following the mass panic, which was believed to have been spar
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Juventus fans scrambling to get out of San Carlo Square in Turin, Italy, during the second half of last Saturday's Champions League final. Over 1,000 people were injured, seven seriously, following the mass panic, which was believed to have been sparked by fireworks that some mistook for a bomb. Thousands had gathered to watch the match, which Juventus lost 1-4 to Real Madrid, on a giant screen in the square.

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A version of this article appeared in the print edition of The Straits Times on June 05, 2017, with the headline 'More than 1,000 people hurt in stampede at Champions League screening'. Print Edition | Subscribe