Euro 2016: Police arrest 36 over Lille disorder

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At least 36 people have been arrested in Lille following clashes between French police and football fans at the Euro 2016 tournament, the BBC reports.

French police said the arrests had been made throughout Wednesday – adding that 16 people had been hospitalised.

On Wednesday night, riot police charged at hundreds of England football fans as flares and bangers were set off.

The BBC’s James Reevell said tear gas had been used by riot police and it was mostly England fans involved.

Earlier, some English and Russian supporters had been detained after scuffles.

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