Around 40 people started fighting with iron bars and weapons during an indoor football tournament in Myrviken, Jämtland. Several people were injured, with one young man knocked unconscious and taken to hospital by ambulance, according to police.

The indoor tournament was played between teams from several asylum accommodations which got out of hand on Sunday.fbtldo7

– About 40 young people between 15 and 19 years old began to fight with iron bars and wooden planks. There has been a huge uproar, both inside and outside the sports arena, says August Knutsson, duty officer at the police in Jämtland.

The police will continue questioning witnesses and those involved on Monday. Many of those who are to be questioned speaks none or very little Swedish and an interpreter is required.

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