Players of the Democratic Republic of Congo TP Mazembe football club pose for a photo before their African Champions league football match against Sewe Sport on March 23, 2014 at the Robert Champroux stadium in Abidjan. AFP PHOTO / ISSOUF SANOGO (credit: ISSOUF SANOGO/AFP/Getty Images)

At Least 15 Dead In Fan Stampede At Congo Soccer Stadium

A stampede at a soccer stadium in Congo’s capital killed at least 15 people after angry fans threw rocks from the stands, prompting security officers to fire tear gas that caused crowds to flee in panic, government officials and witnesses said Monday.