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Nine people were injured at the VII games of peoples of Yakutia, reports channel “MIR 24”.
The competition was held in amginskiy ulus of the Republic. On game teams Amginsky ulus and Neryungri district in the sports hall of a name of N. Zakharova, Chaacha it’s “a huge number of fans.” Fans climbed fences along the walls, the wooden structure was not designed for it and collapsed under load.
As a result of the incident injured nine people, among them – the supporters and leaders of the women’s volleyball team Amginsky ulus. Some victims lost consciousness after the fall. One victim remains in the hospital, the rest were allowed to go home.
According to the Chairman of the organizing Committee of sports, Deputy Prime Minister Olga Balakin, the game was temporarily suspended because of the incident. Security measures for all the competition strengthened.
VII sport games of peoples of Yakutia held from 3 to 7 July. They are attended by over three thousand athletes for the event also came a lot of fans.