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Shooting between fans leaves two dead in the new headquarters of the final of the Copa Libertadores

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The young people died in a shooting between the bars of Alliance and University of Sports

Shooting between fans leaves two dead in the new headquarters of the final of the Copa Libertadores

A shooting between alleged fans of the University and Alliance Lima claimed two victims.

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In recent days it was announced that the final of the Copa Libertadores it would no longer be in Santiago, Chile, due to the violent events that have occurred in that country, and that would move to Lima, Peru; but nevertheless, serious violence has also occurred in that city in the last days, where two people died.

The most recent events occurred last Wednesday, with a shooting between radical bars of the most rival clubs in Peru: Alliance and University in the district of San Juan de Miraflores, south of Lima, while celebrating the anniversary of the bar aliancist

According to local police reports, the assumptions University club fans descended from two vehicles and began firing in the middle of the Alliance celebration. This caused the death of two young men by bullet impact, who failed to survive despite being immediately transferred to a nearby hospital.

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It is not the first case of violence in Peru in recent months. For example, on August 11, 2018, University fans attacked a police officer inside the National Stadium, who died 20 days later due to serious injuries. Subsequently, on September 30, one man died of a gunshot and another was injured in another clash between the bars in the framework of the Peruvian soccer classic between Alliance and University.

The final of the Copa Libertadores will be played on November 23 at the Monumental ‘U ’Stadium, where the University of Sports plays.

. (tagsToTranslate) Alianza Lima (t) University Sports Club (t) Copa Libertadores

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