An explosive package was detonated at the stadium in Mariupol during the 25th round of the UPL match between FC Mariupol and Dynamo.
According to Donbass News, the explosion sounded behind the sector where the Dynamo ultras were located.
After this, a fight broke out between Dynamo and Mariupol fans, which continued outside the stadium.
Law enforcement officers intervened in the situation and the fight stopped, the fans returned to their seats. Two ambulances arrived at the scene of the incident.
While in their sector, fans burned fireworks and pyrotechnic strobes.
The regional police department of the Donetsk region confirmed in a comment to the UP that the incident took place, but promised to report on the details of the incident later.
“We are currently clarifying and clarifying all the details of the incident,” the police said.
Brawl between Dynamo fans at a match in Mariupol. Details soon on novosti.dn.ua
In a video distributed by the local publication 0629.com.ua, several dozen ultras took part in the clash outside the stadium.
It is noted that during the clash, several Dynamo fans were detained; fans of both clubs rushed to their defense, wearing balaclavas. Stones and fire were flying towards the law enforcement officers, writes 0629.
Police chief Nikolai Poboiny tried to calm the ultras down. When they tried to take the detainees out in a paddy wagon, stones were thrown at the car and several windows were broken.
It is also noted that law enforcement officers “tried to prohibit the correspondent of 0629 from filming, threatening to “break his head.”
In another part of the stadium, a fight broke out between police and ultras. Later the conflict was settled.
The head of the Donetsk Regional Military Administration, Pavel Zhebrivsky, personally came to reassure both sides.
According to preliminary information, there were no detainees among the Mariupol ultras, and the “Kievites”, accompanied by the police, were taken to the railway station.
Photo – 0629.com.ua
As you know, the President of Ukraine Petro Poroshenko was present at the match, which took place on April 1.
The capital club did not come to the 7th round match between Mariupol and Dynamo, noting that they were not guaranteed safety in Mariupol. For not showing up for this game, Dynamo was given a technical defeat with a score of 0:3. The fairness of this decision was confirmed by the Court of Arbitration for Sport in Lausanne.