Police Repression Outside Stadium: Gimnasia La Plata vs Boca Juniors Match Suspended


At least one person died  while the match between Gimnasia and Boca Juniors was suspended due to police repression outside the stadium.

According to reports, police clashed with the fans trying to enter the already full stadium, and police fired rubber bullets and tear gas trying to get the crowd to retreat.

The Tear gas entered the stadium, and the players could not breathe well. The referee stopped the game in the ninth minute as clouds of tear gas spread inside the stadium.

The incident came less than a week after the use of tear gas outside a soccer match in Indonesia set off a stampede that left 131 people dead.

Players retreated to their changing rooms, and many spectators flooded onto the field trying to escape the tear gas.

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