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BREAKING: Germany, Denmark Euro 2024 sport halted as a consequence of violent storm

The Euro 2024 last-16 tie between Germany and Denmark on Saturday was quickly halted late within the first half as a consequence of a violent storm.

English referee Michael Oliver stopped the match in Dortmund within the thirty fifth minute and took the gamers off the pitch amid torrential rain, hailstones, excessive winds, thunder and lightning.

The rating was 0-0 on the time of the stoppage at round 9:35 pm (1935 GMT).

“Due to adverse weather conditions, the game has been suspended. More information to follow,” learn a message posted on massive screens contained in the stadium.

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A display screen informs concerning the match about to renew after an interruption as a consequence of climate. (Photo by Alberto PIZZOLI / AFP)

Supporters in uncovered seats within the 60,000 crowd have been left to hunt cowl as water poured from the stadium roof.

Rain clouds loom over the BVB Stadion in the course of the UEFA Euro 2024 spherical of 16 soccer match between Germany and Denmark, in Dortmund on June 29, 2024. (Photo by KENZO TRIBOUILLARD / AFP)

Fan zones in Dortmund have been additionally closed as a result of climate circumstances, native police advised SID, an AFP subsidiary.

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