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Azerbaijanis stabbed Armenians in Rostov-on-Don

15:10, 24.08.2011 Region: Azerbaijan, Russia Theme: Society, Incidents

A mass conflict instigated by natives of Azerbaijan took place in the center of Rostov-on-Don on Wednesday, reports Vesti North Caucasus.

According to Vesti.Az the victims appeared to be Armenians.

“Two Azerbaijani citizens, aged 22 and 25, being drunk, came to blows with four natives of Armenia. According to witnesses and victims, the conflict was of racial character,” Azerbaijani source quotes law enforcers.

Citizens of Azerbaijan stabbed Armenians who were later taken to hospital with injuries. Later they reportedly fled the scene.  

Law enforcers detained Azerbaijanis who are presently in custody. Detainees refuse to answer questions, do not plead guilty, claiming that they are citizens of Azerbaijan. They demand meeting with consul of Azerbaijan or the head of local Azerbaijani diaspora.

Photo - Vesti.Az




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