France orders 20 Russia supporters to leave territory after clashes

French officials have ordered 20 Russia football supporters to leave the country as they pose a risk to public order, regional authorities say.

The supporters, Russian men aged 25-40, are currently held in Marseille and are to leave France on Monday, the prefect for the southern French region of Provence-Alpes-Cotes d'Azur says.

The deportation order is related to the supporters' participation in scuffles in Marseille on Saturday, when Russia faced off against England. Thirty-five people were injured in the clashes.

Last update: Thu, 16/06/2016 - 13:39

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