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30 Ukrainians attacked Jews with knives and clubs in Uman; four people hospitalized

Source : 112 Ukraine

Law enforcement officers who arrived at scene did not try to help victims
10:56, 12 January 2020

112 Agency

About 30 people with knives and clubs attacked Jews in Ukraine's Uman near the grave of Rabbi Nachman, on Friday night, January 10. Yeshiva World News reported this.

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According to the witnesses, the attackers were armed with knives and clubs. It is noted that the brutal beating began after a minor dispute between one of the local Ukrainians and a Jew.

"The Ukrainian involved in the dispute called on his anti-Semitic friends to come and beat the Jews," Jew who spent Shabbos in Uman said.

Law enforcement officers, who arrived at the scene did not try to help, but "just stood and watched what was happening."

As a result of the incident, four injured Jews were taken to the nearest hospital.

As we reported, over 30,000 Hasidic pilgrims celebrated Rosh Hashanah, the Jewish New Year in Ukraine.

 

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