The fans took to the streets in Belgium! The police are bringing in reinforcements from all over the country
In the last series of group games Morocco defeated Canada 2-1 and secured advancing to the knockout stages of the World Cup. The team from North Africa took first place in Group F, distancing favored teams Croatia and Belgium.
Four days earlier, the Belgian police had already seen how Moroccan fans can demonstrate the joy of their team’s victory. After the win with the “Red Devils”, thousands of them then took to the streets. There were violent riots.
Morocco in the 1/8 finals of the World Cup. Immigrants “celebrate” in the streets of Brussels
The situation repeats itself on Thursday as well. In Brussels and some other major cities Moroccans decided to vent their euphoria in public places. Celebration of success quickly turned into a confrontation with law enforcement.
Firecrackers and stones flew towards the police cordonsPassing cars and buses are also attacked. Public transport does not run according to the timetable.
According to nieuwsblad.be, an attack was launched on one of the police stations. The police responded with tear gas and used water cannons. Reinforcements from other parts of the country are being called to the capital.
No information yet on the number of detainees.
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