Gate man charged in connection with stadium stampede in Guatemala City

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The man in charge of ticket booths and gate personnel has been arrested in connection with the stadium stampede that killed 84 people in Guatemala City on 16 October. There have been accusations that the game was oversold by as many as 10,000 tickets. At least two people are in custody for peddling bogus tickets.

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