Charleroi: a fan slightly injured during a scuffle between Charleroi supporters and Israeli supporters
Thursday, 16 July 2015
There was an altercation between Sporting Charleroi supporters and Beitar Jerusalem supporters on Wednesday evening. The incident happened in a café in the town centre. One person was slightly injured. Sporting Charleroi supporters and Beitar Jerusalem supporters got into a fight on Wednesday evening. The two clubs will play each other on Thursday as part of the European cup. Local police said the Israelis were sitting calmly in café Leffe, on the boulevard Tirou, when they were provoked by passing Charleroi supporters. The atmosphere became tense and a fight broke out. One of the Israelis was slightly injured.
When the local Charleroi police were informed, they went to the scene to break it up. The Israeli supporters were escorted back to their hotel. As there is still tension, police patrols in the town centre have been stepped up.