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Russian police detain 1,200 in Moscow anti-migrant raid
AFP
Moscow, October 14, 2013
First Published: 15:10 IST(14/10/2013)
Last Updated: 12:10 IST(15/10/2013)

Moscow police said on Monday they had detained 1,200 people in an anti-migrant raid on a produce market where a racially-tinged riot took place over the weekend after the killing of an ethnic Russian.

"About 1,200 people have been taken to the police in the course of a raid on a produce market in Biryulyovo to check their criminal connections," a representative of the Moscow police told AFP.


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