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16/10/1996 A stampede of soccer fans kills 84 people

84 people were killed and more than 140 injured before a World Cup qualification match between Guatemala and Costa Rica. The cause was an excessive number of fans trying to enter the stadium. The match was immediately suspended by Guatemala President, who was attending the event.


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  • Estadio Doroteo Guamuch Flores 

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