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Indonesian president orders compensation for stadium victims’ families: minister

Indonesian president orders compensation for stadium victims' families: minister
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Indonesian President Joko Widodo has ordered compensation for the families of the 125 victims who died in clashes and a stampede at a stadium over the weekend, a minister said on Monday.

“As a sign of condolences, the president will donate 50 million rupiah ($3,200) for each victim who died,” chief security minister Mahfud MD told a press conference, adding the money would be given in one or two days.

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