Water cannons blasted at rioting football fans in Brussels as Morocco qualifies for 2018 World Cup finals

At least 22 police officers were injured when celebrations to mark Morocco’s qualification for the 2018 World Cup finals turned violent in Brussels on Saturday. Police officers attempted to disperse the crowd with a water cannon and rioters were caught attempting to overturn a van. Some 1,500 people were celebrating Morocco’s win against Ivory Coast, winning them a ticket to the World Cup. According to police, an estimated 300 of the revellers turned violent.

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