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Many Omanis injured during Gulf Cup final

KUWAIT, 13 days ago

A fence collapsed on Friday at Jaber Al Ahmad International Stadium following the final match of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup Championship, leaving a number of fans slightly injured.
 
The incident happened when the Omani spectators overreacted after their team clinched the title, said the Kuwait News Agency.
 
"A number of fans of the Omani soccer team suffered some injuries when a fence fell down at Jaber Al-Ahmad International Stadium after the final match of the 23rd Arabian Gulf Cup late on Friday," it stated citing the organisers.
 
"No more than 20 persons were slightly injured," said Dr. Mohammad Khalil, the Gulf Cup Director, in a statement, adding that some of them would be transported to hospital.
 
Medics rushed to the scene and did the needful, he added. 



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