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Foreign fans entangled in brawl in Budapest

Foreign fans arriving in Budapest to watch the UEFA European League final engaged in a brawl near the stadium, Budapest police said on its website on Wednesday afternoon.

Police arriving at the scene took seven people into custody, said.

In the brawl three people were injured, two of whom, a Spanish and a Swedish national were taken to hospital. Legal proceedings have been launched against several Polish nationals.

Meanwhile, police took into custody two other Polish nationals who assaulted a Spanish and an Italian fan on Ferenciek Square in central Budapest. Legal proceedings have been also launched against them, the police website said.

The UEFA Europa League final with Seville playing Roma is set to begin at 9pm.

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