Footage shows ugly scenes at Headingley as cricket fans clash outside stadium during Pakistan v Afghanistan

A violent clash has broken out near Headingley cricket stadium during a Cricket World Cup match between Pakistan and Afghanistan.

Saturday, 29th June 2019, 2:53 pm
Violent clashes outside the stadium. CC Saj Sadiq @Saj_PakPassion

Supporters were seen on video footage trying to break through security gates and using barriers as weapons.

Bottles were also thrown in the clash, with many of the fans wearing flags representing their countries.

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One topless fan was seen being confronted by two members of security personnel.

It is not known at this stage what started the violence.

There are also reports that a plane flying a political banner was seen travelling over the stadium.

West Yorkshire Police have been contacted for comment.

Violent clashes outside the stadium. CC Saj Sadiq @Saj_PakPassion
The cricket World Cup match today.