One of the photographs, taken during the Vancouver’s hockey riots, showed a couple lying on the street, kissing, while the chaos erupts around them. Unconcerned about the angry crowd and riot police the couple were acting as if they were in the most romantic place in the world!
The photojournalist, Richard Lam, who took the photograph, was covering the riots, that erupted when the Vancouver Canucks lost 4-0 to the Boston Bruins in the Stanley Cup.
But, later the couple (Scott Jones and his girlfriend, Alex Thomas) told that, they were knocked down by the security personnels.
29-year-old Scott Jones, comes from Melbourne and was living in Vancouver for the last six months. His girlfriend Alex Thomas is a Canadian. (Photo credits – Rich Lam/Getty Images)
The police told that there were 100 arrests and 150 people were injured in the incident.