Injury toll among fighting fans at 24

June 13, 2012
By Associated Press
WARSAW, Poland -- Warsaw's mayor apologized Wednesday to visitors for soccer hooligan violence that left dozens injured and caused others to feel unsafe, a day after Poland and Russia fans clashed with each other and police when their teams met in a tense European Championship game.

For the most part, however, Polish officials tried to put a positive spin on Tuesday's disturbances, saying a strong and effective police response prevented worse bloodshed. One official called it the biggest-ever ...

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