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Fan killed, 2 hurt in Greece clashes

Police in Greece say a 21-year-old man has been stabbed to death during an overnight clash between rival football fans on the island of Crete

AP, Monday 5 Sep 2011
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Two other youths, aged 19 and 21, were hospitalised with stab wounds that are not life-threatening.

Police say the clashes involved at least 30 people and occurred early Monday at the island's main town of Iraklio between fans of Cretan top division club OFI and Irodotos, a small local team.

Four youths have been arrested in connection with the clashes and another two have been detained for questioning, according to a police statement.


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