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WATCH 3 dead in soccer riot in Honduras 0 Shares Email Three people were killed during riots before a soccer match in Honduras late Saturday when opposing fans attacked a team bus and chaos broke out between spectators and police.
At least 10 other people were injured, some seriously, according to the Honduran Red Cross. The game between Motagua and Olimpia was called off due to the riots.
MORE: 2 arrests made in killing of journalist during riots in Northern Ireland The rioting broke out after a group of Olimpia fans allegedly attacked the team bus carrying Motagua players at the stadium.
Three players suffered minor injuries, according to the team. The club tweeted photos of their bus with holes in the windows from objects being thrown threw them.
The club shared photos of them in a local hospital being treated for cuts from the glass shards. Reuters Spectators react from tear gas after three people died in riots before a soccer match when the fans attacked a bus carrying one of the teams, at the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Saturday, Aug.
Reuters A spectator reacts from tear gas after three people died in riots before a soccer match when the fans attacked a bus carrying one of the teams, at the National Stadium in Tegucigalpa, Honduras, on Saturday, Aug.
Riot police were forced to fire off tear gas to subdue the fans who were fighting inside and outside the stadium. Liga SalvaVida, the Honduran league both clubs compete in, apologized for the incident.
To the families of the victims, our sincere condolences and solidarity in these moments," the league added.