Fans detained for throwing coins at Roma's Pellegrini during Başakşehir match

DAILY SABAH
ISTANBUL
Published 29.11.2019 12:47
Pellegrini receives first aid after he was injured by an object thrown by fans during a match between Ba?ak?ehir and AS Roma, Istanbul, Nov. 28, 2019. (EPA Photo)
Pellegrini receives first aid after he was injured by an object thrown by fans during a match between Ba?ak?ehir and AS Roma, Istanbul, Nov. 28, 2019. (EPA Photo)

Turkish police on Friday detained two Başakşehir fans for throwing coins at AS Roma player Lorenzo Pellegrini during a UEFA Europa League match in Istanbul.

The match at Başakşehir's stadium was temporarily suspended as Pellegrini sustained light injuries after the coins hit his head. The suspects, both males aged 32 and 37, were detained after they were caught on CCTV cameras.

According to the police, one of the suspects had prior a record for assault and battery. Both suspects will face court trials. AS Roma won the match 3-0.

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