Police lathicharge fans at Bangalore stadium

Updated: Feb 24, 2011, 12:04 PM IST

Bangalore: Fans who had camped outside Bangalore`s M Chinnaswamy Stadium to buy tickets for Sunday`s World Cup showdown between India and England clashed with police on Thursday, local media reported.

Police were seen hitting dozens of fans with sticks as chaos broke out among those who had been waiting outside the arena since Wednesday to buy tickets from the box office, media reports said.

Media reported fans were angered by the shortage of tickets available for purchase at the venue.

Bureau Report