Disorderly Algeria fans arrested

PARIS - More than 60 football fans were arrested when they smashed windows and threw bottles on the Champs-Élysées in Paris after Algeria beat Egypt on Wednesday to qualify for the World Cup finals.

PARIS - More than 60 football fans were arrested when they smashed windows and threw bottles on the Champs-Élysées in Paris after Algeria beat Egypt on Wednesday to qualify for the World Cup finals.

About 12000 people turned out on the Champs Élysées to celebrate Algeria's win but police intervened when some revellers began throwing bottles and other projectiles, a Paris police spokesperson said. Sixty-three people were arrested and four shop windows were smashed on the Champs-Élysées.

Cheering fans drove down the avenue waving Algerian flags after Algeria beat Egypt 1-0. - Sapa-AFP

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