2 dead, several injured in stampede at FNB Stadium

2017-07-29 17:08
Police have barricaded the area were two males have died during a stampede at the FNB Stadium. (Larato Sejake, News24)

Police have barricaded the area were two males have died during a stampede at the FNB Stadium. (Larato Sejake, News24)

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Johannesburg - Two people have died and several have been injured in a stampede at the Soweto Derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates, eNCA reported on Saturday afternoon. 

Kaizer Chiefs were playing Orlando Pirates at the stadium in the Carling Black Label Cup.

The stampede happened at Gate-J during the match.

The injured were taken to hospital.

Michael Sun, MMC for public safety for the City of Johannesburg, told News24 they were not sure what caused the stampede, but it is alleged that it involved the selling of fake tickets at the entry gates.

The situation is calm at the moment, Sun said.

This is a developing story.

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