Dublin police conduct massive search operations in search of criminals who opened fire in the foyer at the Regency, where the weigh-in of boxers before a fight for the championship title.
At the time of the attack at the hotel there were about 800 people, including children, gathered to watch the weigh-in. According to the revised data, the criminals were four, they shot from pistols and automatic weapons like Kalashnikovs. Two of them were dressed in the uniform and equipment of soldiers of special forces of the police and the other two are in women’s clothes and wigs.
In the attack one person was killed and two others were seriously injured.
Police not informed of new information about the alleged motives of the perpetrators and their personalities.
Weighing was carried out before the battle for the championship title. Was scheduled Boxing match between Irishman Jamie Kawanago and Portugal’s Antonio Joao Bento for the vacant belt of the champion of Europe WBO in the lightweight division. Kavanagh later said in his Twitter that he’s lucky he didn’t suffer.
The match scheduled for the evening of February 6th, has been cancelled.