2 people hurt in the result of clashes between Ukrainian and Polish fans on the Maidan Nezalezhnosti (Independence square) in Kiev, 60 people caught, informs on Thursday a press-service of the Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kiev.
Thursday night will be held in Kyiv football match between Ukrainian club "Zarya" and the Polish "Legia" within the qualification to the group stage of the Europa League.
"in the Central square of the capital there was an incident between football fans in Ukraine and Poland: young citizens threw stones and firecrackers. In result of the collision there are two received the damage, " - said in the report.
it is said that in 16. 20 (same as GMT) aggressive young citizens appeared on the Central square of Kiev and began to throw stones, firecrackers and other items. Police intervened and stopped the conflict. The data received about the damage specified.
As said the head of Ministry of internal Affairs of Ukraine in Kiev Alexander Tereschuk broadcast detained about 60 fans." Today is tied around 60 fans, this is our Ukrainian fans, who disturb the public order, the criminal proceedings according to section of the Criminal code " hooliganism ", currently they are located in one of rayupravlenye of Kiev, where the analysis is conducted on the criminal proceedings, questioned the witnesses and everything else, " said Commissioner of the Ministry of interior.
"most likely, what I currently see is the fans on the Polish side, they threw smoke bombs, throwing firecrackers," added he, answering the question of who was the instigator of the riots.