Indonesia forms independent team to probe soccer stampede

Football fans hold candles and placards during a vigil at Gelora Bung Karno Stadium area, following a riot after the football match between Arema vs Persebaya in Jakarta, Indonesia, October 2, 2022. REUTERS/Ajeng Dinar Ulfiana

Oct 3 (Reuters) - Indonesia will establish an independent fact-finding team to investigate a deadly soccer stampede in a stadium in East Java and help find the perpetrators behind the disaster, chief security minister Mahfud MD told a news conference on Monday.

Reporting by Stanley Widianto Writing by Ed Davies Editing by Kanupriya Kapoor

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