Two killed in Indian, Pakistani brawl

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28 January 2004 , CHEMNITZ - Two men were killed in a fight between ethnic Indians and Pakistanis near the eastern German city of Schneeberg, police in nearby Chemnitz reported Wednesday. Police said the cause of the clash was initially unclear, but the fight itself was a brutal one involving at least nine persons, some of them armed with knives and baseball bats. According to initial accounts, the dispute was between two pizza parlour operators, one an Indian, the other Pakistani. The fight took place in

28 January 2004

CHEMNITZ - Two men were killed in a fight between ethnic Indians and Pakistanis near the eastern German city of Schneeberg, police in nearby Chemnitz reported Wednesday.

Police said the cause of the clash was initially unclear, but the fight itself was a brutal one involving at least nine persons, some of them armed with knives and baseball bats.

According to initial accounts, the dispute was between two pizza parlour operators, one an Indian, the other Pakistani.

The fight took place in the pizza parlour operated by the Pakistani, with several intruders using baseball bats to attack three men, who defended themselves with knives.

Some of the participants fled but later surrendered to police, with five arrests made. Police were still hunting for two Indian nationals.

Schneeberg, near Chemnitz, is located some 160 kilometres south of the German capital Berlin.

DPA
Subject: German news 

 

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