Riots in Brussels after Morocco defeated Belgium at the World Cup

BRUSSELS: Belgian police detained a dozen people on Sunday and made one arrest after Morocco’s victory over Belgium in the World Cup match in Qatar. riots in Brussels set on fire with a car and some electric scooters.
The riots took place in several places in the Belgian capital where dozens of football fans, some draped in Moroccan flags, clashed with riot police using water cannons and tear gas.
“Around 7 p.m., peace returned and preventive patrols continued in the sectors involved,” says police spokeswoman Ilse Van de Keere.
“The rioters used pyrotechnics, projectiles, sticks and set fire to the public road,” police said. “A journalist was also injured in the face by fireworks. For these reasons, it was decided to proceed to a police intervention, with the use of water cannons and the use of tear gas,” the police said.

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