A crush has occurred outside an Africa Cup of Nations football match in Cameroon, killing eight people and injuring people.

The development had which occurred at the Paul Biya stadium in the capital Yaounde was captured in a video which its content had crowds and screaming football fans being crushed at the entry gates.

The scenes have been described by witnesses as chaotic outside the ground as thousands of fans struggled to get access.

One of the deceased was identified as a 14-year-old boy and seven people who were seriously injured.

Cameroonian President Paul Biya has ordered an investigation into the crush and sent his “deepest condolences” to the victims’ families.

Meanwhile, an investigation, launched by the Confederation of African Football has started.