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Football fan arrested for throwing pages of Qur’an during English league match
BIRMINGHAM, England - British police have arrested a football fan after pages were torn out of a Qur’an and thrown during a game.
West Midlands Police say the incident happened at the second-tier League Championship game between Birmingham and Middlesbrough on Dec. 7.
The force says the un-named 25-year-old man was arrested on suspicion of inciting racial hatred.
He has since been released on police bail and banned from attending any football matches while the investigation continues.
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