Euro 2016: Police fire tear gas at fans in Lille

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Tear gas has been used against football fans in Lille amid reports of renewed violence at Euro 2016.

There are also reports of clashes between fans and police in the city, but is has not yet been made clear which fans are involved.

England and Wales fans have been gathering in Lille ahead of their match in nearby Lens on Thursday afternoon.

And Russian and Slovakian supporters are also in Lille, after their match at the city’s Stade Pierre-Mauroy.

The Russian football team have already been given a suspended disqualification from the tournament. following attacks by their supporters on England fans at their opening fixture in Marseille on Saturday.

Euro 2016: Police fire tear gas at fans in Lille

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