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Tottenham fans hurt in Rome attack

A knife is seen on a street after a fight in downtown Rome November 22, 2012. — Reuters picA knife is seen on a street after a fight in downtown Rome November 22, 2012. — Reuters picROME, Nov 22 — Ten supporters of English soccer club Tottenham Hotspur were hurt and one seriously injured in an attack in the early hours of today as they celebrated in Rome ahead of a Europa League match against Serie A side Lazio, police said.

The 10, nine British and one American, were attacked outside a pub near the centre of Rome by a group of masked assailants.

One suffered injuries to an artery and is in a serious condition.

A police spokesman declined to identify the attackers but said a number of Italians who were involved in the fight had been detained. — Reuters