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Wedding party turns into mass fight with restaurant staff

DDP/DPA/The Local · 24 May 2010, 13:40

Published: 24 May 2010 13:40 GMT+02:00

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The party on Sunday in the upper Bavaria town of Taufkirchen, ended with a mass fight in which six people were seriously hurt, two so badly that they ended up in hospital.

The fight was only broken up when the initial police officers who showed up at the restaurant called for back up to help pull scrapping guests and staff off each other.

The reason why the wedding party turned into a mass fight is not yet clear, but it appears that some of the 300 guests had an argument with some of the restaurant staff, which got completely out of hand.

A group of around 30 guests apparently became physically involved in the fight. Five suspects were arrested.

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The bride and groom could not be found on Monday.

DDP/DPA/The Local (news@thelocal.de)

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14:03 May 24, 2010 by Gavinski
I have seen this sort of behaviour at a Pikey wedding in the UK. Lots of alcohol any excuse to start fighting is enough to set it off.
15:46 May 24, 2010 by JohnnesKönig
very likely Russians...
23:49 May 24, 2010 by CPT/USA
My guess it was a Somalia wedding and someone mistakenly invited those German mercenaries
03:18 May 25, 2010 by mobiusro
Maybe they are germans of russian origin? I seem to remember hearing about an old russian tradition where they started fighting eachother.
08:19 May 25, 2010 by sungeo
||||||Maybe they are germans of russian origin?|||||||

Ya possibly, its an indication that the Russians soldiers did their job very well after WW2.
12:39 May 25, 2010 by mobiusro
@sungeo - http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/History_of_Germans_in_Russia_and_the_Soviet_Union - I know what I am talking about.

Maybe the way I said it was not right, they were germans, but after living for so long in Rusia they became rusian. There are many former rusian nationals that were give the german citizenship. There are areas where there are a lot of them and some older people don't even speak German.
13:17 May 25, 2010 by jetjock04
I have a friend that lives 20 meters from the restaurant in question. It was a Turkish Kurd wedding. One of the "guests" began physically confronting a female waitress. The restaurant owner tried to help her, which caused the "guests" to attack all the restaurant staff. Just another case of "ethnicitity" being being used to justify unacceptable behavior.
13:33 May 25, 2010 by dbert4
But was a good time had by all?
16:29 May 25, 2010 by Edmond Schindler
I don't see a problem here, sounds like most family together from my neck of the woods in Northern California, no Turks, Russian, Germans or Indians, just crazy childish self important aggressive macho's that don't give a flying f*** what time a day or where they are or what the occasion, get this in every part of the friggen world from lower class doofs...
18:43 May 25, 2010 by carliecutie
Seems like the guests at the wedding didn't want to wait for their drinks, and tried to serve themselves. But the staff didn't like that idea too much, so they retaliated.
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