Brawl between Bulgarian Nationalists, Jehovah's Witnesses Injures 5Society | April 18, 2011, Monday // 08:20| views
Ten nationalists are under arrest in Bulgaria's Burgas after a clash with Jehovah Witnesses followers. File photo
Five followers of the Jehovah Witnesses sect have been injured late Sunday night in a clash with activists of the nationalist VMRO party.
The incident happened in the Black Sea city of Burgas, in front of the Jehovah Witnesses House of Prayer, where VMRO staged a protest rally.
The injuries are reported as light; furniture and equipment inside the House have been damaged and broken.
10 people are under arrest – all from VMRO, including the party's regional leader, Georgi Drakaliev, the Burgas police say. All are going to be questioned.
The protest rally against the Jehovah Witnesses was scheduled for 7 pm Sunday. The VMRO announcement was addressed to the "Chernomorets" football team fen club – "The Blue Sharks," the "Neftohimik" football team fen club, the Union "Patriot," and others. Police are still investigating who were the exact participants in the brawl and who instigated it.
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