Today marks 16 years since the Ellis Park stampede in which 43 people lost their lives and 158 were injured during a Soweto derby between Kaizer Chiefs and Orlando Pirates.
Overcrowding and breaches in security cited as the causes of Ellis Park stampede.
Remembering Ellis Park 43 :
Never forget the #EllisPark43…
16 years ago 43 football fans went to watch the game they loved and never came home. Never again. pic.twitter.com/cmkBFTExrT
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