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WORLD CUP: Security Guard Dies After Fatal Fall At Lusail Stadium

While working at a stadium for the World Cup in Qatar, a security guard suffered a fatal fall and died.

The tournament’s organisers have revealed that John Njau Kibue, 24, sadly died at Lusail Stadium on Saturday, December 10—the morning following the quarterfinal match between Argentina and the Netherlands.

According to reports, Kibue’s employer informed the 24-year-old Kenyan’s sister, Ann Wanjiru that the man had fallen from the stadium’s eighth story.

Wanjiru then told CNN: “We don’t have the money to get justice for him, but we want to know what happened.”

Additionally, according to a medical record obtained by CNN, Kibue was transferred to the intensive care unit at the Hamad General Hospital in Doha. Kibue suffered a severe head injury, facial fractures, and pelvic fractures,” according to the report.

In a statement, the organizers of the World Cup – the Supreme Committee for Delivery and Legacy – announced Kibue’s death.

“We regret to announce that, despite the efforts of his medical team, he sadly passed away in hospital on Tuesday 13 December, after being in the intensive care unit for three days,” the statement added.

“His next of kin have been informed. We send our sincere condolences to his family, colleagues, and friends during this difficult time.”

 

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