Shocking Fan Violence At Mexican League Match Leaves 22 Injured

A match in Mexico was abandoned after violent clashes between rival fans which left at least 22 people injured, two critically.
The Liga MX contest between bitter rivals Queretaro and Atlas FC was abandoned midway through the second half when fighting broke out in the stands and spilled onto the pitch. 

Graphic videos and photos circulated on social networks appearing to show fans motionless on the ground, in some cases stripped naked and covered with blood. 

Players and supporters watch on in horror 

The match was initially suspended in the 62nd minute, with players from visiting Atlas and some of those from the home side fleeing to the dressing rooms. 

Other Queretaro players stayed near the bench trying to calm brawling supporters to no avail. 

Some fans were armed with chairs and metal bars, while one could be seen pulling a knife to cut the nets of one goal. 

Others destroyed one side’s bench and some fought in the players’ tunnel.

Queretaro state civil protection agency said:
So far there is no report of deaths; 22 people injured, nine of them taken to the General Hospital and of these, two are critical.

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