Stampede Kills Four, Injures Dozens In Honduras

Channels Television  
Updated May 29, 2017

At least four people died in a stampede when hundreds of fans tried to break past barricades to get into a national soccer final match in Honduras, said emergency services officials.

According to a spokesman for the university hospital where the victims were taken, Miguel Osorio, four adults died while more than a dozen were injured, including children.

Capitan Oscar Triminio of the Honduran firefighter corps said 25 people were injured in the stampede.

The incident occurred on Sunday, just before the start of the match at the national stadium between teams Motagua and Honduras Progreso.