Ten Euro 2016 fans face trial
MARSEILLE – Some 150 suspected Russian football hooligans steered clear of arrest for Euro 2016 fan violence, while another 10 supporters from Britain, France and Austria will face trial on Monday, the Marseille prosecutor stated.
Russia supporters hold flares throughout the Euro 2016 group B football match between England and Russia in the Stade Velodrome in Marseille on June 11, 2016
On Saturday, 35 mostly British supporters were hurt, three seriously, within the worst violence in an worldwide tournament because the 1998 World Cup in France.
An England football supporter seriously hurt within the violence remains inside a “critical but stable” condition, prosecutor Brice Robin told a news conference.
“His attackers haven’t been identified,” Robin stated.
Six Britons, one Austrian and three French spectators is going to be attempted Monday for that violence in Marseille, he stated.
He described the Russians who evaded arrest as “very well-trained”.
Robin stated the prosecution would request jail sentences for that defendants in addition to a ban on entering French territory.