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Unruly fans storm OCA office

Published: Thursday, November 30, 2000, 0:00 [IST]
 
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Cuttack: Unruly fans on Wednesday stormed the office of the Orissa Cricket Association (OCA) and pelted stones as the authorities declared closure of the ticket counters opened for the December 2 One-day International match between India and Zimbabwe.Glass panes of the OCA building, close to the Barabati Stadium, were damaged in the stone-pelting. However, no one had been arrested in this connection so far. According to eye witness, at least three people were injured when police resorted to lathi-charge to disperse the angry mob.OCA secretary Ashirbad Behera claimed that all the 20,400 tickets printed for the match were sold out on Tuesday, the first day when the counters were opened. Besides, the organisers had issued 5,000 complimentary passes.Even as the organisers closed down all the five ticket counters on Tuesday, a large number of cricket lovers had gathered at the stadium since this morning to purchase tickets. As the counters did not open till 8:00 am, a group of fans turned violent and attacked the OCA office. UNI

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