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Gangsters tell women to leave Valentine’s night dinner at Moscow restaurant… before opening fire

Gangsters tell women diners to leave Valentine’s night dinner at Moscow restaurant… before opening fire, sparking battle that left one dead and ten injured

  • One man killed and ten injured in gunfight at a restaurant in Moscow, Russia
  • Valentine’s Day bloodshed started after gangsters asked women diners to leave
  • Clash continued after cafe fight when gangsters set off on high-speed car chase
  • Police have arrested 12 after the fight between rival gangs from Chechen and Azerbaijani communities

Gangsters told women diners to leave their Valentine’s night dinner at a Moscow restaurant – before opening fire in a battle that left one dead and ten injured. 

The clash in the Russian capital involved up to 100 people who arrived in expensive cars including a black Porsche Cayenne, said reports.

A dozen people were detained by police after the fight between rival gangs from the Chechen and Azerbaijani communities. The Azerbaijani owner of the Neolit restaurant Yashar Aliev was shot in the back.

When the restaurant was stormed during a Valentine’s dinner the gangsters ‘first asked women to leave and only then opened fire and began to fight’, reported pro-Kremlin REN TV. 

Gangsters told women diners to leave their Valentine’s night dinner at a Moscow restaurant – before opening fire in a battle that left one dead and ten injured. Pictured: police near the scene of the violence

At least one man was killed and ten wounded in the clash in the Russian capital involving up to 100 participants using expensive cars including a black Porsche Cayenne, said reports

At least one man was killed and ten wounded in the clash in the Russian capital involving up to 100 participants using expensive cars including a black Porsche Cayenne, said reports

Fighting reportedly continued after the cafe shooting as the rival gangs embarked on a high speed car chase in southern Moscow.

‘Ten cars were chasing this Porsche Cayenne, there was shooting,’ said a woman witness. We called police.’

A man said: ‘There were so many people with hand guns, it seemed unreal.

‘We were coming back home from a shop, the street was empty. And those people came from nowhere, close to 100.’

Fighting reportedly continued after the cafe shooting as the rival gangs embarked on a high speed car chase in southern Moscow

Fighting reportedly continued after the cafe shooting as the rival gangs embarked on a high speed car chase in southern Moscow

CCTV cameras had been tampered with to stop police having footage of the ‘mass fight’ in and around the restaurant on 1st Kuriyanovskaya Street , said reports.

Police later sealed off the area.

One version was that the attack was revenge after a Chechen had ‘orally abused’ an Azerbijani.

In two years since the restaurant opened, locals have complained 62 times about ‘noise, fighting and hooliganism’.

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