Ghana vs. Equatorial Guinea match suspended due to fan violence

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Ugly scenes out of the Africa Cup of Nations today as the semifinal match between Ghana and Equatorial Guinea was suspended after violence erupted in the stands.

Ghana was winning 3-0 when play was stopped in the 82nd minute.

Bottles and trash rained down on the field, followed by Ghanaian fans who left the crowds for the touchline in what seemed to be an effort to escape confrontation in the stands.

Tear gas was used to subdue fans as a helicopter flew above the stadium. Riot police were need to escort the players off the pitch.

We will have more news and updates as they come in.