A mass brawl broke out tonight (Friday) at the Exhibition Grounds in Tel Aviv, as part of Independence Day celebrations of Eritrea. Dozens of Eritrean asylum seekers who have fled their country and are opposed to power there were celebrations organized by the Embassy of Eritrea in Israel, rioted and attacked the participants, police officers and security guards. One person was arrested. Eight people were injured, one moderately and the rest is easy. They were evacuated by MDA teams to Ichilov Hospital in the city.
Large forces of North Tel Aviv police, under the command of Chief Superintendent Nissim Daudi, arrived. In addition, the riot troops were called in Tel Aviv and the Yarkon forces under the command of Brigadier General Yehuda Dahan. Forces repulsed the dissidents out of the compound Fairgrounds.
Joseph Lieberman, director of the security company VIP secure the event, said: “We prepared well in advance to secure the event embassy with over a hundred security guards. Several hundred rioters arrived, some armed with sticks and stones and tried to break through barriers around the exhibition center. Police arrived and were able to distinguish between rioters and stop them. We prevented the entry of the rioters to complex event from the exhibition grounds “.
A similar fight occurred two years ago and a half. Dozens of Eritrean participated in a fight between supporters and opponents of the regime in their country during a speech by the Israeli ambassador to Eritrea, Tsfamrim text, Kibbutz Kinneret. Security cameras documentation, dozens of Eritreans were running in all directions, some holding sticks and stones in their hands. 12 people were injured in a brawl in which one seriously, and dozens were arrested. Following a mass brawl area sown havoc kibbutz.