Friday, 21 April 2017

30 football fans in Calabar electrocuted as high tension cable falls on viewing center (photos)

30 football fans in Calabar electrocuted
Football quest turned to tragedy in Calabar when a high tension cable fell on a viewing centre during the UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester United and Anderlecht that was aired from 8:05pm till 10:40pm last night.
Over 30 people lost their lives as a result of the contact between the wire and the viewing centre made of zinc.

The match however, ended in favour of Manchester United, who won the match on a 3-2 aggregate, with Marcus Rashford netting the winner in the 107th minute.
Channels Television correspondent in Calabar reported that the live electricity cable broke from its mooring and fell on the viewers.


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