Wednesday, November 01, 2006

4 Russian diplomats battered in Skopje.

SKOPJE, October 29 (Itar-Tass) -- Four employees of the Russian embassy in Macedonia have been attacked, a source at the Macedonian Interior Ministry told Itar-Tass on Sunday.

The incident happened on Saturday evening. The four diplomats were about to leave a cafй on the central square of Skopje when a young man approached them and suddenly hit one of the diplomats. The cafй security joined the brawl when the diplomats went out. All in all, ten to twelve people took part in the attack.

The diplomats were injured. They received medical aid at the Skopje hospital and were discharged for further treatment at home.

The police are looking for the attackers. The Russian Foreign Ministry will make a protest, the source said.

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