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282 held over unrest in France post-Algeria win

Last Updated : 15 July 2019, 06:42 IST
Last Updated : 15 July 2019, 06:42 IST

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A total of 282 people were arrested in France after unrest following the Algerian football team's qualification for the final of the Africa Cup of Nations, the interior ministry said Monday.

Riotous celebrations erupted across the country after Algeria beat Nigeria 2-1 in the semi-final. The arrests were made nationwide on Sunday evening, the ministry said.

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Published 15 July 2019, 06:25 IST

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