Several injured after 30 masked men raid music show in Mariupol (Photo)

11:00, 20 August 2018
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Art Platform press service

Interrupting the performance, 30 young men wearing black attire burst into the location, the organization's press service wrote on Facebook.

Art Platform press service

"They broke into the hall, sprayed tear gas, smashed equipment and musical instruments, assaulted musicians and the audience. They attacked everyone and smashed everything on their way, using our furniture as weapons," the report says.

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The attack lasted less than a minute, after which the attackers fled.

Ten people were injured as a result of the attack, including musicians, spectators and an Art Platform manager.

Art Platform press service

According to organizers, the attackers were well prepared as they raided the premises simultaneously from all directions.

At the same time, the organization said two attackers wore T-shirts of the National Corps organization.

Local police are investigating the incident.

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