Policemen injured in German fan violence

10:01, August 01, 2011      

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German police said on Sunday that more than 18 police officers were injured after fans violence burst out following a German cup match.

The violence erupted in Berlin when fans of the fifth division Dynamo Berlin stormed a stand occupied with fans from visiting Kaiserslautern after the visitors' 3-0 victory in the first round of the German Cup on Saturday.

Several police officers were injured when they stepped in to stop the unrest. According to the police, at least 27 fans were temporarily arrested.

Unrest also occurred after SV Hamburg's 2-1 victory at lower

league Oldenburg as nine fans were detained and 13 policemen injured, said the police.

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