At least 15 believed killed in Kinshasa football riot

15 people are understood to have been killed during a riot at a football match in the Democratic Republic of Congo, according to Sky News.

A media manager at FIFA tweeted an image believed to be from the stadium where the match was played, of two paramedics attending to a fan on the ground.

The club's Twitter and Facebook pages also detailed the riot before the end, saying "the police are struggling to evacuate the stadium and to protect the players of the game."

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At least 15 believed killed in Kinshasa football riot

At least 15 people were killed after police fired tear gas in a crowded football stadium in Democratic Republic of Congo, provoking a stampede, according to a police source and a local official.