England and Netherlands fans clash in Dortmund ahead of Euro 2024 semifinal game

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DORTMUND, Germany (AP) — Police say five people have been injured in clashes between fans of England and the Netherlands ahead of the Euro 2024 semifinal game between the two teams later Wednesday. More than 100,000 soccer fans, mostly Dutch and many without tickets, were expected in Dortmund ahead of the game. The U.K. Football Policing Unit deals with soccer violence involving British fans and has officers in Germany for the tournament. It says it believes five people received minor injuries in relation to apparent cases of Dutch fans attacking English supporters in bars.

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