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Verdict in Roma killing spree expected in Hungary

Budapest, 5.8.2013 0:39, (ROMEA)

A verdict in the trial of four Hungarians accused of killing six Roma in a wave of cold-blooded attacks is expected Tuesday, as the country continues to struggle with discrimination.

Between July 2008 and August 2009, the men allegedly carried out nine assaults against the Roma minority in various northeastern villages, using grenades, guns and Molotov cocktails.

In one of the most gruesome attacks, a father and his five-year-old son were gunned down as they tried to flee their house, which the group had set on fire.

Another woman was shot in her sleep.

In total, six people were killed and five injured in the year-long spree of violence.

By Geza Molnar (AFP)
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