Skinheads attack Romanies, injure some of them
Four skinheads attacked eight Romanies during New Year's Eve in Krupina, injuring three of them, TA3 television channel reported today.
It said the police have accused one attacker and that three perpetrators were from the Czech Republic. All assailants face up to three years in prison, if found guilty.
The skinheads first shouted fascist slogans at the Romanies and threatened they would kill them.
Afterwards, they physically attacked them, beat them with fists and kicked all over their bodies, TA3 said.
One of the Romanies suffered a laceration of the forehead and another one ended with a broken nose and a rib injury. The other attacked Romanies only suffered lighter injuries, the television said.
Skinheads also attacked Romanies in Svidnik, east Slovakia, Joj televison reported.
A group of about 30 extremists attacked a family and broke several windows in their house during the night, Joj said.
Romanies are a frequent target of neo-Nazis who also attack foreigners.
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