30 people arrested in renewed soccer violence in Poland

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Monday, May 4, 2015
A 27-year-old man was struck by a rubber bullet on the neck when police fired at the attackers.

WARSAW, Poland -- Thirty people were arrested and five police vans damaged during a second night of violence in Knurow, southern Poland, following the death of a soccer fan hit by a rubber bullet fired by police.

Some 200 young men attacked the police station and officers with molotov cocktails and stones on Sunday night. That followed the death on Saturday of a 27-year-old man who was hit by a rubber bullet in clashes with police during a Polish league soccer match at the local stadium.

An autopsy Monday is set to reveal the cause of the man's death with prosecutors investigating the death.

Fourteen policemen were hurt in clashes on Saturday.