30 fans electrocuted at viewing centre in Calabar, Nigeria, while watching Man Utd v Anderlecht quarter final match

About 30 football fans have been killed in the South-South city of Calabar, the Cross River State capital, Nigeria, after a high tension cable reportedly fell on the viewing centre having cut off from its mooring and electrocuted them all.

 

It is understood that the fans gathered at the viewing centre in Akpandem Street, Atimbo area of the city to watch the UEFA Europa League quarter final match between Manchester United and RSC Anderlecht, played at Old Trafford, England, on satellite television before the unfortunate incident occurred.

 

Eventually, Manchester United won the match 3-2 on aggregate, with Marcus Rashford netting the winner in the 107th minute.

 

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