Four convicted over Turin stampede deaths

Gang sparked panic with pepper spray in crowd watching soccer

(ANSA) - Turin, May 17 - Four defendants on Friday were sentenced to just over 10 years in jail on manslaughter charges for sowing panic in Turin's Piazza San Carlo in the night of June 3, 2017, during the screening of a Champions League final, in an incident in which led to two women losing their lives and saw 1,672 people were injured.
    The four young Moroccan nationals used pepper spray in order to steal money as a large crowd was watching the Juventus-Real Madrid match on a maxi screen in the Turin square, causing the deadly stampede.


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