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19 dead in Cote d'Ivoire football riot

2009-03-29 22:33:07 GMT2009-03-30 06:33:07 (Beijing Time)  Xinhua English

Supporters complain to security personnel at Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium during a 2010 World Cup qualifying game between Cote d'Ivoire and Malawi, in Abidjan March 29, 2009.(Xinhua Photo)

Firefighters carry a man injured in a stadium crush during the 2010 World Cup qualifying soccer match between Cote d'Ivoire and Malawi at Felix Houphouet-Boigny stadium in Abidjan March 29, 2009. (Xinhua Photo)

ABIDJAN, March 29 (Xinhua) -- Nineteen people have been killed on Sunday during clashes at a World Cup and African Nations Cup qualifier here between teams of Cote d'Ivoire and Malawi, agencies reported.

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