Over 20 people hurt in Biryulyovo riots - source

Over twenty people have been hurt in the recent riots and clashes with police in the Moscow district Western Biryulyovo, a source in the Moscow medical services told Interfax on Monday.

Over twenty people have been hurt in the recent riots and clashes with police in the Moscow district Western Biryulyovo, a source in the Moscow medical services told Interfax on Monday.

"A total of 23 people have sustained injuries. Eight of them have been hospitalized, six have refused hospitalization, and nine are being treated in polyclinics," the source said.

Interfax currently does not have official confirmation of this information.

Riots occurred in the Moscow district Western Biryulyovo on Sunday. Initially, people gathered there to demand that the police find the man who killed local resident Yegor Shcherbakov. The radical rally participants later began rioting in the nearby streets.

Over 380 people have been detained. Six OMON special task police officers were hurt, and two of them were hospitalized.

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