Police detained 50 participants of the mass brawl at the cemetery khovanskoye, “Interfax” reported the press service of the Moscow Department of internal Affairs. According to police, in the brawl involved about 200 people.
Earlier it was reported that during a shootout in a graveyard killed several people. According to a source RBC in the police, among the dead are at least two police officers. In turn, the head of the press service GU MVD in Moscow Sophia hotina has confirmed the death of two people, but said that among the dead and injured police officers no.
The investigative Committee opened a criminal case under part 2 of article 105 of the criminal code (murder of two and more persons). A source in the Investigative Committee told RBC that in the near future the investigators will also bring a case under article 317 of the criminal code of Russian Federation (an encroachment on life of law enforcement officer).
As reported by “RIA Novosti” head of the press service of the Moscow Department of internal Affairs of Moscow Sophia Hawtin, the cause of the fight was the conflict over the distribution of territories, maintenance of the cemetery.
Currently Khovanskoye cemetery cordoned off. Approaching him, the police blocked the traffic, which is why on the Kiev highway a traffic jam.