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English Premier League giants, Manchester United have joined in the mourning of the 30 fans that died in Calabar while watching the club’s Europa League clash on Thursday night.
It was reported that 30 football fans in Calabar died after a high tension cable fell on them at a football viewing centre on Thursday night during the Europa match between Manchester United and Anderlecht.
The Red Devils on Friday tweeted: Our thoughts go out to the United fans, their friends and families affected by the tragedy in Calabar, Nigeria, yesterday.
Our thoughts go out to the United fans, their friends and families affected by the tragedy in Calabar, Nigeria, yesterday. pic.twitter.com/WGnHAxpjMV— Manchester United (@ManUtd) April 21, 2017
A survivor in an interview with newsmen according to the report on Channels revealed that a transformer near the viewing centre located in the Inyang-Esu area of Calabar Municipal Local Government area, exploded during the match. He said the transformer explosion caused the high-tension cable to drop on the viewing centre.
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