AFP . 26 noviembre, 2020
Varios incidentes se han presentado ante la desesperación de los fanáticos por la muerte de Maradona. Fotografía: AFP
Varios incidentes se han presentado ante la desesperación de los fanáticos por la muerte de Maradona. Fotografía: AFP

Varios incidentes se generaron este jueves tras la decisión de la policía de poner un límite al ingreso al velatorio en la Casa Rosada (sede de Gobierno), donde están los restos de Diego Maradona, mientras que miles de personas continúan haciendo fila para ingresar a la capilla ardiente para despedir al ’10′.

La policía estableció un cordón en la céntrica Avenida 9 de julio con el objetivo de poner un límite a los ingresos ya que el velatorio se extendería hasta las 4 p. m. (1 p. m.) por pedido de la familia.

La gente, que esperaba pacientemente en filas desde hace horas bajo un sol inclemente, reaccionó en forma violenta a los anuncios por parlantes y derribaron el vallado, lo que generó pánico y corridas.

La policía de Buenos Aires reprimió con balas de goma, gases y camiones hidrantes a la multitud mientras un pequeño grupo los enfrentó con piedras y botellas.

Pasadas las 2 p. m. locales (11 a. m. en Costa Rica) el operativo para permitir el ingreso a la capilla ardiente comenzó a agilizarse cuando restaban dos horas para dar por concluido el velatorio público con más de 20 calles de fila de personas esperando por ingresar.

Familias con niños pequeños debieron huir corriendo por calles laterales mientras la policía avanzaba para dispersar a los más hostiles

Aerial view of people queueing along Avenida de Mayo avenue to reach the Casa Rosada presidential palace to pay tribute to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires in November 26, 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)
Aerial view of people queueing along Avenida de Mayo avenue to reach the Casa Rosada presidential palace to pay tribute to late Argentine football legend Diego Maradona in Buenos Aires in November 26, 2020, amid the new coronavirus pandemic. - Argentine football legend Diego Maradona will be buried Thursday on the outskirts of Buenos Aires, a spokesman said. Maradona, who died of a heart attack Wednesday at the age of 60, will be laid to rest in the Jardin de Paz cemetery, where his parents were also buried, Sebastian Sanchi told AFP. (Photo by JUAN MABROMATA / AFP)
Diego Maradona's fans argue with police to enter the Government House to pay tribute to late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Diego Maradona's coffin arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state, TV reports showed, following the death of the Argentine football legend aged 60 on November 25. Hundreds of people were already lining up to pay their respects to Maradona, who died while recovering from a brain operation, the images from sports channels TyC and ESPN showed. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP)
Diego Maradona's fans argue with police to enter the Government House to pay tribute to late football legend Diego Armando Maradona in Buenos Aires, on November 26, 2020. - Diego Maradona's coffin arrived at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires for a period of lying in state, TV reports showed, following the death of the Argentine football legend aged 60 on November 25. Hundreds of people were already lining up to pay their respects to Maradona, who died while recovering from a brain operation, the images from sports channels TyC and ESPN showed. (Photo by ALEJANDRO PAGNI / AFP)

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Después de los disturbios, el Gobierno anunció la decisión de extender el ingreso de la gente hasta hasta las 7 p. m. (4 p. m. de de Costa Rica)

Decenas de miles acudieron a despedir los restos de Diego Maradona en un velatorio público que se inició a las 06 a. m. (3 a. m.).

Los restos de Maradona serían inhumados este mismo jueves por la tarde en un cementerio de la periferia norte de Buenos Aires, donde están enterrados los cuerpos de sus padres. Sin embargo, ante la extensión de la despendida del pueblo, una fuente allegada a la familia aseguró que posiblemente no sería hoy, pues pretendían sepultarlo antes del anocher.

Handout picture released on November 26, 2020 by Argentine Presidency press office shows the coffin of Argentine football star Diego Maradona at Casa Rosada, Buenos Aires, Argentina. - The body of Argentine football legend Diego Maradona, who died earlier today, will lie in state at the presidential palace in Buenos Aires during three days of national mourning, the presidency announced. (Photo by Handout / Argentinian Presidency / AFP) / RESTRICTED TO EDITORIAL USE - MANDATORY CREDIT
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