George Square in Glasgow as a ‘war zone’ with broken glass and rubbish after Rangers fans’ title celebrations – fr

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George Square in Glasgow as a ‘war zone’ with broken glass and rubbish after Rangers fans’ title celebrations – fr


The aftermath of the Rangers fan celebrations in Glasgow have been compared to a ‘war zone’ by locals, with broken glass and trash all over the streets.
Yesterday, fans flooded George Square on Trophy Day with flags and flares to celebrate their first Premier League triumph in 10 years before chaos erupted in the city.

Shocking videos on social media show major brawls, a steel police ring and missiles launched at officers in central Glasgow.



Garbage was left everywhere for the last time

Cops were forced to use their powers to disperse Ranger fans after disorder erupted in the streets with more than 20 people arrested. Three police officers were also injured in the line of duty.

Now the aftermath videos show the sea of ​​shattered glass and the damage left from the title celebrations.

Eyewitnesses were shocked by the “disgusting” disturbance in the city last night.



The streets of Glasgow were covered with broken glass and rubbish

Post on social media many shared images of the chaos and criticize revelers for the damage.

An enraged viewer, James Harrison, posted videos on his Twitter saying, “This is absolutely disgusting.

“Glasgow looks like a war zone. It is not the city that I love. “


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They showed riot police marching through the city center over broken liquor bottles and huge piles of trash as they removed the stragglers.

Now, the hard work crews from Glasgow City Council have completed a major cleanup of the area this morning.

Footage from the scene shows the destruction was erased thanks to hardworking staff working around the clock.

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Glasgow City Council's hard work crews complete a big cleanup
Glasgow City Council’s hard work crews complete a big cleanup

Scottish police had urged club supporters not to join a planned march from Ibrox to George Square in the town center amid fears of a repeat of the illegal lockdown celebrations which have been all the rage over the weekend where the championship was obtained.

But officers were forced to use their powers to drive crowds of supporters out of George Square “due to the level of chaos” in and around the downtown monument.

The force says it is making use of powers available under section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 – which states it believes serious damage or disruption is being done to the community.




Scottish Police Chief Superintendent Mark Sutherland said last night: ‘Due to the growing level of disorder and the threat to public safety, in George Square in Glasgow tonight, the Scottish Police will use the powers available to them. agents under section 14 of the Public Order Act 1986 to disperse those who chose to assemble there.

“This decision was not taken lightly, the senior police officer on the ground will give direct instructions to those gathered and anyone in George Square should leave immediately. “

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