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Zurich violence Gimme shelter: Stones’ 1967 Swiss concert turns nasty

The Rolling Stones arrive at Zurich airport in 1967

The Rolling Stones arrive at Zurich airport in 1967

(Keystone)

It’s been 50 years since fighting broke out at a Rolling Stones concert at the Hallenstadion in Zurich. Fans tried to storm the stage, smoke bombs exploded and chairs were smashed. The event was a taste of what was to come the following year, when student protests took place across Europe.

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