Watch: Collapsing temporary gallery at football stadium injures over 200 at Wandoor

According to local police, the incident was reported in Poongodu, a football-mad village near Wandoor and Kalikavu, where a seven-a-side football match was being played.

All the injured were transported to nearby hospitals. None of them would be serious, police added.

“The injured have been admitted to nearby hospitals,” police said.

Police added that the incident happened around 9 p.m., as the final seven-a-side match between two local teams was being played. Over 2,000 spectators were reportedly accommodated in the makeshift gallery.

(With agency contributions)

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