07/12/2010

Video: Spanish police quell riots after World Cup victory

By PoliceOne Staff

BARCELONA, Spain — Fans in Barcelona celebrated late into the night after Spain won the World Cup on Sunday. The fiesta led to more than 70 injuries and 24 arrests. Cars were set ablaze, police fired shots to disperse the crowds and groups of Spaniards chanted "Hijo de Puta," or "Son of a bitch" as they scattered from the crowded plaza.

 

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