15 Greek soccer fans face trial after violence in cup final

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Fifteen Greek soccer fans who were arrested at the violence-marred local final derby on Saturday are to go on trial for various offenses after they were brought before an Athens prosecutor Monday, according to Ert News.

Among the charges they face are disturbing the peace, causing bodily harm and damage to foreign property.

Greek broadcaster ERT reported that police are continuing their investigations to identify more individuals involved in the violence before, during and after the match.

Meanwhile, authorities of Athens Olympic Stadium on Monday said extensive damage was done to the venue.

They said over 400 plastic seats were destroyed, four suites sustained broken doors and windows with damaged furniture and painted walls, press box damage included broken plexiglass and chairs, and throughout the stadium and outside other damage was reported.