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INDONESIA: POLICE LAUNCH PROBE INTO CONCERT STAMPEDE December 20, 2006
(SomaliNet) The Indonesian police Wednesday summoned the event organizers of the Tuesday's rock concert in Central Java that ended in a crush in which 10 people were killed and dozens others injured.
The organizers were being questioned but it remains unclear if they were named suspects of the incident.
The crush occurred when thousands of fans of popular band Ungu left the Mangala Krida Stadium in the town of Pekalongan after the show. Police said the stadium has only a few of exits. Most of the victims were teenagers aged between 15 and 17 years.