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During a carnival in the British Notting Hill have detained more than 250 people - RIA Novosti, 8/28/2018


LONDON, 28 Aug – RIA Novosti, Denis Voroshilov. More than 250 people are detained during an annual carnival in the London district of Notting Hill, has reported to RIA Novosti a source in capital police.© of AFP 2018/Daniel Leal-Olivas In Britain have sealed up the apartment where there can be a dangerous substance "As of evening of Monday, for last day 125 people are detained, on Sunday have detained 133 persons … In the most part of detention are connected with asocial behavior, violence and attacks. More detailed statistics will be available in the morning on Tuesday" — the interlocutor of the agency has told. According to him, safety of a carnival was ensured by the strengthened patrols of police which have received the special instructions and additional powers allowing to stop and search all who have caused suspicions. This year the record number of police officers has been involved to providing law and order: 7 thousand employees worked at streets of the Area of Notting Hill on Monday, more than 6 thousand – on Sunday. The annual carnival has passed at the strengthened security measures, caused by the constant growth of violence and crimes with use of cold weapon in days of a festival. The carnival in Notting Hill is carried out annually at the end of August since 1966. Its main participants are natives of the Caribbean region who have begun to lodge in the west of London after the 1950th years. In 2017 the number of guests of a festival has exceeded 1 million people. At the same time during a carnival last year 313 people have been detained, and several weeks prior to him 656 preventive arrests.© of AP Photo/Matt Dunham In the London subway have been carried out there were to a strelbauzha several years the festival is associated not only with a holiday, but also with growth of number of crimes during his carrying out. The police fixes tens of offenses connected with drugs, violence, attack with cold weapon. Last year among others 12 assaults on law enforcement officers have been committed, automobile driving in alcohol intoxication was stopped, 50 violations of the law about weapon handling are recorded. Also police officers have recorded 58 cases of the offenses connected with drugs and six offenses of sexual nature. In two days 28 representatives of police have been wounded. The police constantly withdraws firearms, knives, bludgeons and gas sprays from guests of a festival. Locals and owners of the real estate for the period of the festival drive in windows of houses and shops boards from thick plywood, many enclose house adjoining territories with temporary grills with the purpose to escape from the vandalism accompanying a carnival.

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