World Cup 2014: France Arrest Dozens After Unrest Over Algeria Qualification

Updated: 27 June 2014 16:50 IST

French police said some 30 people were arrested in the Paris region and the rest in cities across the country, after Algeria reached the last 16 for the first time in their history with a 1-1 draw against Russia.

World Cup 2014: France Arrest Dozens After Unrest Over Algeria Qualification
Algerian fans' celebrations in France turned violent, leading to several arrests. © AP

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Topics : Algeria FIFA World Cup 2014 Football
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