Poland-Holland, police shoot man with ax and Molotov cocktail earlier than the match | EUROtoday

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The Hamburg police shot and injured a person with an axe, not too removed from the Volksparkstadion stadium the place the match between Poland and the Netherlands was being performed, which ended 1-2, for the primary day of group D of the 2024 European Championships. police operation. According to media studies, the accident occurred close to an space reserved for followers of the Dutch soccer staff.

A police spokesperson confirmed that the person was shot within the leg by an officer and that he acquired medical consideration. Before the occasions, tens of 1000’s of Dutch followers had marched by the streets of the St. Pauli district, the place the Reeperbahn is situated. Initial indications recommend that “there is no connection with football,” the German police spokesman mentioned. According to the reconstruction of the police, the person got here out of a pub alongside a street adjoining to the Reeperbahn with the ax in his hand, “exhibited” in a “threatening way” to the officers who requested him to place it on the bottom. When he refused, the spokesperson added, they hit him within the leg.

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