Injuries have been reported from Jaber Stadium in Kuwait when a glass barrier collapsed near the stands of Omani fans following the thrilling encounter between Oman and UAE teams for the Gulf Cup which Oman won on Friday in Kuwait.
The incident happened just after the end of the game when Oman managed to win the penalty shootout 5-4.
The Omani team came near the fans following the victory. The glass barrier fell, leading to the fall of some fans, resulting in injuries among them.
Ambulances arrived immediately at the scene inside the stadium to deal with the injured. No information had yet been received on the extent of the injuries.
The event was attended by Oman’s Deputy Prime Minister and Minister of State for Cabinet Affairs Anas Al-Saleh, who is also chairman of the Organizing Committee for the Gulf Cup.