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Three Russian fans stabbed after football match in Belgrade

Two fans were hospitalized with stab wounds, and one of them is in a serious condition

BELGRADE, March 26. /TASS/. Three Russian fans who came to watch a match between Moscow’s Spartak and Serbian football club Crvena Zvezda (Red Star) were stabbed in Belgrade, a TASS correspondent reported.

Two fans were hospitalized with stab wounds, and one of them is in a serious condition. The third man is receiving medical assistance at the scene.

Eyewitnesses said the group of Russian and Serbian fans, who were marching with flags after the match on Saturday, were attacked by the Albanians. The fans chased the attackers away, but three persons were wounded.

The ambulances rushed to the scene. Police are now questioning the Serbian fans.

On Saturday, Spartak was defeated by Belgrade’s Crvena Zvezda 1-2.