The National Civil Police (PNC), which is the national police in El Salvador, announced on Twitter that at least nine people died and a number of others were injured in a stampede Saturday morning in the Cuscatlan Stadium.
The PNC reported that 'the first information points towards a stampede by fans who attempted to enter the stadium to watch the Alianza-FAS match'.
On Twitter, Salvadoran Health Minister Francisco Alabi announced that emergency teams were deployed and injured patients are being transferred to local hospital.
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