TURIN, Italy — Italian police have stopped five weapon-carrying Ajax supporters on the eve of Tuesday’s Champions League match against Juventus.The fans were stopped aboard buses on the outskirts of Turin on Monday.Police are on high alert following clashes between Ajax and Juventus supporters ahead of the first leg of the quarterfinals in Amsterdam last week, when water cannons were used by the authorities and dozens of fans were arrested.Turin police say the fans aboard the buses were also found in possession of armored gloves, mouth guards and various types of fireworks and smoke bombs.Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tweeted, “We’re fighting against every type of violence inside and outside stadiums. Certain DELINQUENTS should never step foot in a football ground again!”The first leg, which ended 1-1, also included a fan jumping over the barriers and approaching Cristiano Ronaldo when the Juventus star scored. UEFA is investigating the incident and Ajax faces disciplinary charges after supporters threw objects the game.More than 2,000 Ajax supporters are expected to attend Tuesday’s match at Allianz Stadium.TweetPinShare0 Shares
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APTN National NewsA clash between First Nations and a commercial fishing boat was recently caught on camera along the northwest central coast of British Columbia.The battle was over the provincial government’s decision to open up the herring fishery.It’s something First Nations people say will further deplete an already failing fishing stocks.APTN’s Tina House has the story.
Annette FrancisAPTN National NewsHigh school students in Ottawa joined together with special guests to mark a day of reconciliation Thursday night in Ottawa.Also in attendance, Carolyn Bennett, minister of Indigenous Affairs, and Senator Murray [email protected]