Uman: Riot breaks out between pilgrims and Ukranian police

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September 10, 2010 19:07

 
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Hundreds of Jewish pilgrims rioted with police in the Ukrainian city of Uman Friday during a pilgrimage to the grave of a Jewish sage.

Local police used dogs, violence, and pepper spray to disperse a crowd of about 500 Jewish pilgrims which had surrounded two Ukrainian men in a parked car they allegedly caught stealing from a residential building rented out by Jewish visitors.

Two Israeli policemen in uniform helped calm the situation. No one was hurt reportedly hurt.

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