Man Utd issue statement as nearly 200 fans including children die in football pitch riot


Manchester United have sent their condolences to those affected by the tragic events that occurred in Malang, Indonesia, overnight. At least 174 fans are thought to be dead after a serious riot at a match between Arema FC and Persebaya Surabaya.

Along with the growing death toll, over 180 fans have also sustained injuries and investigations are ongoing. The Red Devils responded to the matter, tweeting: “Manchester United is deeply saddened by the tragedy in Malang, Indonesia.

“We send our sincere condolences to the victims, their families, and everyone affected.”

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