Two dead in shootout among Boca Juniors fans

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Friendly match San Lorenzo - Boca suspended.


Argentina - A pre-season friendly scheduled to take place between San Lorenzo and Boca Juniors on Sunday has been suspended, after to groups of Boca supporters exchanged gunshots in a clash that has left at least two fans dead.

Hours before kick-off, Boca fans fought amongst each other, with witnesses reporting that more than 30 shots were heard.

Buenos Aires Medical Emergency System (SAME) Director Alberto Crescenti confirmed the death of the two people during an interview with local television channel Cronica TV.

One of the victims, 35, died due to a shot in the chest and the other, 45, died in Santojanni hospital, also due to a firearm shot.