Up to 400 people took part in a mass brawl at a Moscow cemetery, most of them reportedly migrants, At least 2 killed (Video)


Up to 400 people took part in a mass brawl at a Moscow cemetery, most of them reportedly migrants, armed with bats, sticks, and metal bars. Two people have been killed in the fight, the Investigative Committee told TASS.

Gunfire was heard at the scene, and witnesses cited by life.ru said there might as many as 12 people killed.
Police and special forces intervened to deal with the fight, shooting into the air.

According to the latest Interior Ministry data, two people have died and 10 have been injured in the fracas. Some 200 people are participating in the fight, which is taking place at the front entrance to the Khovanskoe cemetery, officials say. Other sources place the number at up to 400.
Two people received gunshot wounds, and 13 were hospitalized with other injuries.
A criminal investigation has been launched.
Reports that a police officer was killed while trying to intervene in the fight have not been confirmed by police officials.
Fifty people have been detained, according to police, as quoted by TASS.
"Police have found and seized firearms at the scene. The conflict has been contained and arrests continue," the Interior Ministry told TASS.

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