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Youths assault police officers who broke up their football game

A group of youths assaulted two police officers who went to Ayios Athanasios to break up their football game on Wednesday afternoon, philenews reports.

The site said that a patrol car from Yermasoyia went to the area where 10 youths were playing football in violation of the lockdown decree.

When two police officers, a man and woman, approached a few of the youths assaulted them, with others of the group trying to restrain them.

The two police officers were taken to Limassol Hospital while reinforcements were brought in. A few of the group were booked and police are looking for the others who got away on foot, philenews adds.

Police investigations continue.

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