Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

More than 1,500 people were injured, three seriously, after a bomb scare triggered a stampede among Juventus fans watching the Champions League final in Turin, local authorities said Sunday.

In an update on Saturday’s dramatic events in a square packed with supporters watching the Cardiff match on a giant screen, the local prefecture said 1,527 had been treated for mainly minor injuries. (AFP)

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Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

Juventus supporters evacuate Piazza San Carlo after a panic movement in the fanzone where thousands of Juventus fans were watching the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid on a giant screen, on June 3, 2017 in Turin. (Massimo Pinca/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

Juventus’ supporters look for personal belongings in Piazza San Carlo after a panic movement in the fanzone where thousands of Juventus fans were watching the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid on a giant screen, on June 3, 2017 in Turin. (Massimo Pinca/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

Juventus’ supporters look for personal belongings in Piazza San Carlo after a panic movement in the fanzone where thousands of Juventus fans were watching the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid on a giant screen, on June 3, 2017 in Turin. (Massimo Pinca/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

Juventus supporters look for personal belongings at Piazza San Carlo after a panic movement in the fanzone where thousands of Juventus fans were watching the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid on a giant screen, on June 3, 2017 in Turin. (Massimo Pinca/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

A stroller is abandoned at Piazza San Carlo after a panic movement in the fanzone where thousands of Juventus fans were watching the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid on a giant screen, on June 3, 2017 in Turin. (Massimo Pinca/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

An injured woman cries at Piazza San Carlo after a panic movement in the fanzone where thousands of Juventus fans were watching the UEFA Champions League Final football match between Juventus and Real Madrid on a giant screen, on June 3, 2017 in Turin. (Massimo Pinca/AFP/Getty Images)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

Juventus’ fans run away from San Carlo Square following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers as they was watching the match on a giant screen on June 3, 2017. (Giorgio Perottino/Reuters)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

A Juventus’ fan receives first aids as the fans gathered in San Carlo Square run away following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers as they was watching the match on a giant screen on June 3, 2017. (Giorgio Perottino/Reuters)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

A Juventus’ fan walks injured as the fans gathered in San Carlo Square run away following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers as they was watching the match on a giant screen on June 3, 2017. (Giorgio Perottino/Reuters)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

San Carlo Square is seen as Juventus’ fan run away following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers as they was watching the match on a giant screen on June 3, 2017. (Giorgio Perottino/Reuters)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

Juventus’ fans run away from San Carlo Square following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers as they was watching the match on a giant screen on June 3, 2017. (Giorgio Perottino/Reuters)

Bomb scare sparks stampede in Turin

Football Soccer – Juventus v Real Madrid – UEFA Champions League Final – San Carlo Square, Turin, Italy – June 3, 2017 A cardboard shaping the Champions League cup is seen on the ground left in San Carlo Square by crowd gather to watch the match and ran away following panic created by the explosion of firecrackers on June 3, 2017. (Giorgio Perottino/Reuters)

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