People look at the scene after a wall collapsed at Demba Diop stadium July 15, 2017 in Dakar after a football game between local teams Ouakam and Stade de Mbour. AFP / SEYLLOU
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Senegal Sunday suspended all sports and cultural events until elections at the end of the month, a day after eight people died in a football stadium disaster.Eight people were killed during Senegal's football league cup final in Dakar Saturday as a wall collapsed onto clashing supporters triggering a panicked stampede.An AFP journalist who attended the match described a stadium full to bursting with people for the long-awaited clash between local teams U.S. Ouakam and Stade de Mbour.Speaking at the scene, football fan Mara Die Diouf said policing at the stadium had been inadequate.
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