FOOTBALL – A bus of Bordeaux supporters fell this Wednesday, September 22 in the evening in an “ambush” organized by some of their Montpellier counterparts, leading to a general brawl which seized lightly wounded, we informed police and firefighters.
The prefect of Hérault, Hugues Moutouh, condemned after the match which ended in a draw (3-3) “very firmly these acts of great violence” and assured in a statement “that all measures necessary will be taken to severely sanction and ban these hooligans from the stadium ”.
“A bus of Bordeaux supporters was the victim of a real ambush on the part of Hérault supporters who were waiting for them at a roundabout, shortly after exiting the motorway” at the entrance to Montpellier, a spokeswoman for the local police told AFP, confirming information from The team.
They had smoke, iron bars and cursed the passengers who got off the bus, the incident turning into a general brawl, police and the prefecture reported.
The bus then left for its arrival point near the Mosson stadium, where firefighters took care of the injured. A first assessment reported 16 minor injuries, according to the emergency services.
No arrest has taken place at this stage, further specifies the police who are seeking to identify the perpetrators.