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Wednesday, 18 October, 2000, 23:28 GMT
Peaceful draw at Besiktas-Leeds game

The Champion's League football game between the Turkish team, Besiktas, and Leeds United of England ended in a nil-nil draw, amid tight security.

Turkish police mounted a large operation after the trouble of six months ago, when two Leeds fans were killed in Istanbul before a UEFA Cup semi-final between their team and Galatasaray.

Five Turks are on trial on related charges. Before yesterday's game, Leeds fans were escorted through Istanbul airport, and were then taken on a a two-hour alcohol-free cruise on the Bosphorus.

When their ship docked close to the Stadium, they were taken the final 150 metres by bus, with a police escort.

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