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This day in history: 1982 Moscow Soccer Tragedy
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Oct 20, 2013 5:55pm
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1982 Moscow Soccer Tragedy: The world's worst soccer disaster occurred in Moscow when 340 sports fans were killed during a game between Soviet and Dutch players. Details of the event were not published until nearly seven years later.

Wikipedia says 66 were killed and 61 injured. In the article it says, "The number of fatalities in this crush was not officially revealed until seven years later, in 1989. Until then, this figure varied in press reports from 3 to 340 fatalities."
Re: This day in history: 1982 Moscow Soccer Tragedy
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Reply to: #811477 by Dizzy
Oct 20, 2013 11:03pm
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Still too damn many. It's only a game, people!