Firecrackers cause stampede in Nice during World Cup; 27 hurt

Soccer Football - World Cup - Semi-Final - France vs Belgium - Paris, France, July 10, 2018 - France fans react on the Champs-Elysees after defeating Belgium in their World Cup semi-final match. REUTERS/Charles Platiau

NICE, France (Reuters) – More than two dozen soccer fans were hurt in a stampede in Nice on Tuesday when revellers let off firecrackers moments before the final whistle of France’s World Cup semi-final win, a local official said. The incident underscored how the city on the French Riviera remains on edge two years after […]

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