The last 16 match between Cameroon and Comoros took place despite the incident and ended with a 2-1 win for the hosts.
Cameroonian journalist, Njie Enow, reported that at least seven people have lost their lives.
Not very good news getting in as there’s been loss of lives.
An official from the firefighting department detailed that at least 7 persons have passed away. https://t.co/foKB40IvSs
— Njie Enow: Mr Razzmatazz (@NjieEnow) January 24, 2022
The Confederation of African Football has release a statement to confirm the incident and say they are currently investigating the circumstances that led to the incident.