Among the visitors in town in attacked club in Mexico by the Russians

Playa del Carmen

The number of visitors to Mexican nightclub, which killed five people, were Russians. On Tuesday, January 17, RIA Novosti reported with reference to eyewitnesses.

According to them, came to the festival a few living permanently in Playa del Carmen citizens of the Russian Federation, and the two women were a few meters away from the scene of the shooting. As a result of incident anybody from Russians has not suffered, this information was confirmed by the Russian Consul in Mexico Dmitry Bolbot.

Late night Sunday, January 15, during a music festival in one of the clubs of Playa del Carmen skirmish. Killed five citizens of Canada, Italy, Colombia and Mexico, another 15 people were wounded.

The incident is under investigation. According to the preliminary findings, the cause of fire could become a struggle between criminal groupings for spheres of influence or attempted extortion. Three people were detained, police checks it for involvement in armed conflict.