Clashes between fans in the Monti district in Rome. Five stabbed, all Spanish supporters. The fight broke out around 21:00 between via Leonina, via dei Serpenti and via Cavour. All the wounded, four Spaniards and an American, in the capital to watch the Europa League match between Lazio and Sevilla that will be played tonight at the Olympic stadium, have been transported to the hospital, no one would be serious. There is speculation about a fight between Lazio and Sevilla fans.
A lively evening on Wednesday, where there was a real hunt for the Spanish fans, as evidenced by a video taken from via Leonina in which you can see groups of thugs chasing the streets of the Rione Monti.
VIDEO | Clashes between fans in Monti
According to some witnesses, about forty fans were involved in the brawl that initially broke out in front of a pub in Via Leonina. Then the hunt for rivals, with groups of ultras looking for contact between the streets of the Rione Monti and some Spanish fans who try to hide in the local area.
Injured by cutting weapons, the five Sevilla fans were escorted to several hospitals in the capital, four in the yellow code and one in red, helping with cutting weapon injuries to the right arm and head. This last bleeding aid in front of the Metro B Cavour entrance.
On site, in addition to the ambulances of 118, the agents of the Commissariat Trevi and the Volanti. Investigations by investigators of the Roman Digos.
Yet another night of guerrilla warfare in the historic district of Rome, as reported by the councilor of the City Hall Nathalie Naim: "Rione Monti or Bronx? Every night is so.In this same street Leonina a few years ago there was the murder of a young man musician – accuses Naim – but the district where they live six thousand families is excluded from the attention of the police despite mafia infiltration, rampant abusive of the administration of alcohol and drug dealing ".