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President Arif Alvi condoles loss of lives in Indonesia stampede

ISLAMABAD, Pakistan: President Dr. Arif Alvi has expressed his deep grief and sorrow over the loss of precious lives in a stampede at a football ground in Indonesia that killed almost 125 people and injured 323 people.

In a statement, the president said that he was deeply saddened by the tragedy and extended his heartfelt condolences to the bereaved families, the government and the people of Indonesia.

President Arif Alvi said that the people and the government of Pakistan shared the grief and sorrow of their Indonesian brethren in this difficult time.

The president prayed to Allah Almighty for granting forbearance and patience to the families of the victims, and for the rapid and complete recovery of the injured.

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The incident occurred after a match in which the Javanese Club Arema were defeated by their rivals Persebaya Surabaya by 3-2 at Kanjuruhan Stadium in Malang regency of the Indonesian East Java province on Saturday night.

Supporters from the losing side stormed the pitch and authorities fired teargas, leading to a crush and cases of suffocation.

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