400 Clash in Roma Melee in Bulgaria's Pazardzhik

Crime | October 14, 2006, Saturday // 00:00| Views: | Comments: 0

More than 20 people were arrested late on Friday after hundreds of Roma clashed in a massive melee in the Roma neighbourhood in the town of Pazardzhik.

The scandal erupted about 9 pm and engaged no fewer than 400 citizens of the neighbourhood.

Police has sealed off the area and stepped up security measures near the town's mosques.

There were no immediate reports of casualties.
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