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Manchester United send condolence messages to 30 fans who died in Calabar during Anderlecht match

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Premier League club Manchester United have sent a condolence message to supporters of the club, their friends and families who were affected by the tragedy in Calabar, Nigeria, on Thursday, April 20.

In a post on the team’s official Twitter handle, Manchester United expressed grief over the tragic accident.

We had earlier reported that over 30 people lost their lives at a football viewing centre in Calabar, Cross River state capital, after high tension electricity cable broke from its mooring and fell on the roof of the building.

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Man United reacts to death of over 30 football fans in Calabar

The football fans were said to have assembled at the centre to watch a UEFA Europa League quarter-final match between Manchester United and Anderlecht on satellite television, a game the host won 2-1 (3-2) on aggregate to advance to the semi-final.

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