Beware, soccer hooligans: if you want to make trouble in Krakow, Poland, you may want to think twice. Amid plentyofworries about rowdy soccer fans in the runup to the 2012 UEFA European Football Championship, Krakow authorities sent a message to visiting would-be hooligans last week that troublemaking will be fought with rather strict measures.
The Krakow Post, the city’s English-language newspaper, published an article and an editorial to alert any potential rioters that “if the line is crossed, the boys in black are going to wrap it up in short order.” These measures include an impressive array of tools, including sonic cannons that can induce immediate urination, water hoses, firearms and specially-trained canines.
“Poland’s anti-hooligan squads are armed with: Shotguns firing baton rounds that probably won’t kill you as long as you’re 30m away…
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