Monday, February 20, 2012

Police Arrest 129 Soccer Fans in Amsterdam

Before the soccer match between Ajax from Amsterdam and Manchester United took place, Amsterdam police arrested 25 Dutch and British soccer fans in the Amsterdam red light district. The two groups were seeking a confrontation. Earlier, the police had arrested 76 Ajax supporters elsewhere in the town. Also, a group of 54 Belgian soccer fans from the Brussels club Anderlecht were detained on the Rembrandtplein, a central square in Amsterdam. They had come to help the Ajax fans. All in all, 129 fans were arrested. Most of them will have to pay a fine.

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