Fight breaks out between soccer fans in North

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February 24, 2007 18:05

 
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Fights broke out on Saturday afternoon at the soccer stadium in Jisr e-Zarka in northern Israel between fans of the home team and fans of the rival Barata club. Police from Zichron Ya'acov were scrambled to the scene and began attempting to calm the crowd. Two police officers were reported lightly injured, and at least two members of the crowd were arrested on suspicion of assault. According to Israel Radio, a Barata player was also arrested for allegedly throwing rocks. Additional officers were called in to maintain order.

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