Moment angry mob surrounds Israeli passengers arriving at Dagestan airport
More than 20 people were wounded.
This is the harrowing moment several passengers at an airport in Dagestan were encircled by a mob, reportedly seeking people arriving from Tel Aviv.
Footage circulating on social media showed a man pleading with the crowd in the capital Makhachkala for them to give him back his passport.
‘Are you trying to f*****g mess with us here, b***h?’ one of the men surrounding him can be heard shouting.
The video emerged after reports that hundreds of people had stormed into the main airport in Russia’s Dagestan region and rushed onto the landing field.
They were all chanting anti-Semitic slogans and seeking passengers arriving on a flight from Israel, Russian news agencies and social media reported.
Authorities closed the airport and police converged on the facility.
Dagestan’s Ministry of Health said more than 20 people were injured, with two in critical condition. It said the injured included police officers and civilians.
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