Manchester United fans electrocuted while watching match in Nigeria

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At least 30 Manchester United supporters are feared to have died after they were electrocuted while they were watching Manchester United’s Europa League match.

The Manchester United fans are said to have died as a result of an electrical cable falling onto them.

Manchester United have sent their sympathies and condolences to those affected by the tragedy.

Police reports say that the incident was as a result of an issue with an electrical transformer at the viewing centre in which the fans had gathered.

Manchester United have expressed their sorrow after learning that a number of supporters were electrocuted in Nigeria while watching their Europa League game with Anderlecht.

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