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Yet Another School Attack
in China Leaves 6 Dead
Jul 10, 2023 6:07 AM CDT
Yet Another School Attack in China Leaves 6 Dead
Stabbing in Lianjiang is latest of its kind, renewing talk of school safety in gun-shy China
- Six people are dead and one injured after a stabbing attack at a kindergarten in southeastern China. The rampage took place Monday morning, starting at around 7:40am, in the city of Lianjiang in Guangdong province, and a 25-year-old man was arrested afterward, according to local police and media. A...
Player Dies After On-Field
Brawl at Soccer Game
Jul 26, 2022 5:55 PM CDT
Player Dies After On-Field Brawl at Soccer Game
Police have made one arrest, but the investigation is ongoing
- A 29-year-old California man has died of injuries sustained in a fight over a referee’s call during a recreational soccer game. ABC News says the "massive brawl" broke out around 11am on July 10 at a soccer tournament in Oxnard, a coastal community west of LA. Police and...
Aug 24, 2014 2:35 PM CDT
Angry Soccer Fans Kill Star Player
Albert Ebosse dies after Algerian fans start throwing things
- Algerian soccer fans angry over their team's 2-1 loss started throwing objects—reportedly rocks—at their players, and the defeat quickly turned tragic when 24-year-old JS Kabylie player Albert Ebosse got hit in the head. The star striker later "succumbed to a head injury," according to a...
21 Get Death Sentences
Over Egypt Soccer Riot
Jan 26, 2013 7:57 AM CST
21 Get Death Sentences Over Egypt Soccer Riot
Verdict leads to yet more violence, with another 27 dead
- An Egyptian court sentenced 21 people to death today on charges related to one of the world's deadliest incidents of soccer violence . The verdict touched off an attempted jailbreak and a riot that killed 27 in the Mediterranean port city that is home to most of the defendants. Immediately...
120 Busted as
Clash at Soccer
Jun 13, 2012 3:20 AM CDT
120 Busted as Russians, Poles Clash at Soccer Showdown
15 seriously injured in Warsaw fan skirmishes at Euro 2012
- Euro 2012 has been shaken by some of the worst violence to hit a major soccer tournament in years. At least 120 people were arrested as large groups of Polish and Russian fans clashed in Warsaw before and after the two national sides played to a 1-1 tie, reports the...
in Egypt Protests
Feb 2, 2012 4:29 PM CST
Hundreds Injured in Egypt Protests
Demonstrations take place day after soccer violence
- Anger over a deadly soccer riot erupted in fresh clashes that injured nearly 400 people today as security forces fired tear gas at fans and other protesters who accused police of failing to stop the bloodshed. The violence threatened to plunge the country into a new crisis nearly a year...
Feb 2, 2012 6:46 AM CST
Egyptians Blast Military for Deadly Soccer Rampage
Security stood by to let violence escalate, say Parliament leaders
- Egyptian politicians and activists are blaming the military for the world's deadliest soccer rampage in 15 years, which claimed the lives of 74 and injured more than 1,000 people . Leaders of the new Parliament accused the military-led government of deliberately allowing the violence at the Port Said match...
Fan Stampede Mars
Pre-World Cup Match
Jun 6, 2010 2:05 PM CDT
Fan Stampede Mars Pre-World Cup Match
At least 15 injured just 5 days before tournament begins
- Fans stampeded outside the gates of a stadium playing host to a World Cup warmup match today near Johannesburg, injuring at least 15. A police officer was seriously hurt as violence marred the countdown to the first African World Cup, which begins Friday. " He was crushed by the gates...
Roman Soccer Fans
Will Kick, Er,
Stab Your Butt
May 28, 2009 3:50 AM CDT
Roman Soccer Fans Will Kick, Er, Stab Your Butt
Anyway you slice it, extreme fans like to attack from behind
- People who attend soccer games in Rome have to watch their backsides, warns the BBC. That's because Romans are particularly fond of stabbing rival fans in the butt. Stabbings are "now so frequent they're hardly reported in the press," said a professor who has studied the attacks. "...
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