Soccer-Argentine fan dies in clash between hooligans and police (Reuters)

BUENOS AIRES, June 10 (Reuters) – A soccer fan was killed and another badly injured during fighting between hooligan barrabravas and riot police before an Argentine first division match in La Plata on Monday. Estudiantes’s game with title challengers Lanus was abandoned at halftime after news of the death reached officials at the Ciudad de La Plata stadium in the capital of Buenos Aires province. “The police reported a (Lanus) supporter had died and in the face of this situation it was necessary to suspend the match,” Estudiantes president Enrique Lombardi told reporters. …

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