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Deadly shooting during weigh-in of boxing match in Dublin

A man has been killed and two others are seriously injured after three individuals armed with machine guns and dressed as policemen broke into a Dublin hotel room this Friday where the fighters who were going to participate in an evening were being weighed. boxing.
According to the newspaper ‘The Irish Independent’, which cites witnesses to the events, the assailants began firing in the lobby of the Regency hotel, north of the Irish capital, with rifles that resembled the AK-47, which caused that dozens of people fled the place. The Irish Police (Garda) have deployed numerous officers to investigate the shooting at the hotel, where firefighters and paramedics have also been transferred. “We are responding to a serious incident at a hotel in the Whitehall neighborhood,” reported a police spokesman on the social network Twitter.
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The promoter of the sporting event, announced with the slogan “Clash of the Titans”, is the MGM company, which owns a gym in Puerto Banús, Malaga, “The Irish Independent” specified. Some media point to the possibility that the attack was the work of one of the Irish organized crime gangs operating on the Costa del Sol.
The star match of this boxing event is the one that Irish Jamie Kavanagh and Portuguese Joao Bento plan to play this Saturday night to decide the WBO European title in the lightweight category. At the moment, the promoters have not indicated whether, despite the incident, the fight will be played tomorrow.

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