13 killed in riot at Congo football match

September 16th, 2008 - 9:08 am ICT by IANS  

Nairobi, Sep 16 (DPA) Thirteen people, mainly teenagers, were killed when riots broke out Monday at a football match in the eastern Congo town of Butembo, the local UN-backed Radio Okapi reported.It said 35 more youngsters were injured in the rioting, which broke out when the goalkeepers of one of the sides had tried to influence the match through witchcraft.

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