Ukrainian police say 10 injured in Champions League violence


Ukrainian police say 10 people were injured in fighting between supporters of Dynamo Kiev and Turkish team Besiktas around the UEFA Champions League game between the teams on Wednesday (AEST).

A police statement says of the 10, all of whom are described as "foreigners," eight were injured in beatings and two were stabbed in clashes near the stadium, which will host the 2018 Champions League final. There were no further details about the seriousness of the injuries.

Police said none of the 10 agreed to give an official statement.

Video footage online shows large crowds fighting in the street, some using sticks and fireworks as weapons.

Source AAP