In Brussels detained 16 rioters

BRUSSELS, 15 Nov — RIA Novosti, Alexander Shishlo. At least 16 detained participants of the riots in the centre of Brussels, reported RIA Novosti at the police Commissariat.

The exact number subject to administrative detention, the spokesman did not name.

Earlier, the broadcaster RTBF reported that in Brussels detained the rapper Vargasss 92. Perhaps he was the cause of riots in the center of the Belgian capital.

Thanks to prompt police action, the area in front of the Royal Opera house in Brussels was cleared from the raging youth, who behaved aggressively towards the police.

As previously reported, several hundred people gathered in the city centre at the invitation of the French network of comedian and rapper Vargasss 92, which is especially popular in Belgium among young people. The police reported that the situation escalated after police tried to approach the performer.

The riots had damaged a car and shattered Windows of the library Muntpunt.

Interior Minister Jean Jambon said on Twitter that the order was sent to units of the Federal police.

Earlier on Saturday, about 300 supporters of Morocco football, celebrating the release team for the 2018 world Cup in Russia, rioted in Brussels. In Abidjan, Morocco’s national team with the score 2:0 defeated the team of côte d’ivoire in the qualifying match of the African football Confederation and qualified for the world Championships to be held from 14 June to 15 July 2018.

Right after the Moroccan team has secured a berth for the world championship, where he will play for the first time since 1998, her fans rioted in Central Brussels, entered into clashes with police. As a result, suffered about 20 police officers that the rioters threw stones. Was burned at least one car, smashed the Windows and looted several shops. The police used water cannons against participants of disorders, which hid their faces. Police are searching for protestors.