Three stabbed in fight during KKK rally

This print supposing by OC Weekly shows counter-protesters scuffling with a KKK member as he stabs an aggressive protester, center, as members of a KKK try to start an anti-immigration convene during Pearson Park in Anaheim on Saturday, Feb. 27, 2016Image copyright
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Fights pennyless out when a KKK arrived in a black SUV

At slightest 3 people have been stabbed in a fight between Ku Klux Klan (KKK) members and counter-protesters in Anaheim, California, US military said.

Thirteen people, both KKK members and opposition demonstrators, were arrested.

The assault pennyless out when several Klan members arrived during a internal park for a convene and were pounded by counter-protesters, according to police.

One of a stabbing victims is pronounced to be in a critical condition.

A Klansman who allegedly stabbed one of a demonstrators with a dwindle stick is among those detained.

The dwindle pole, surfaced by an American eagle ornament, is believed to have been used to wound 3 demonstrators.

The counter-protests had been underway for hours before around 6 KKK members arrived, witnesses reported.

The Klan members hold signs that review “White Live Matter” and carried Confederate flags.

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Protesters fought with Klansmen and used wooden planks

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Earlier, protesters had hold a convene perfectionist an finish to racism

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Several people have been detained, both KKK members and protesters

As a Klansmen unpacked a signs they were pronounced to have been surrounded by demonstrators with wooden planks.

Some were seen kicking a male whose shirt review “Grand Dragon”, a name of a high-ranking KKK member, reports said.

“These Klan guys were fighting for their lives” declare Darren Simpson told Reuters.

Media captionPolice Sergeant Daron Wyatt: “One chairman was stabbed mixed times by one of a Klansmen it is believed with a dwindle pole”

“A lot of us were perplexing to mangle it up,” declare Dion Garcia, told Reuters.

“This was not necessary, they should’ve only let a Klan protest. This is America, we have giveaway speech.”

Another witness, Brian Levin, pronounced after assisting a Klansman divided from a crowd, he asked him: “How does it feel that your life was only saved by a Jewish man?”

“Thank you,” a male replied, according to Mr Levin.

“All ruin pennyless loose” Mr Levin said. “I suspicion they were going to stomp these Klansmen to death”.

The Ku Klux Klan is one of a oldest and many barbarous hatred groups in a US, and has targeted African Americans, Jews, Catholics and immigrants, according to a Southern Poverty Law Center, that marks hatred groups.

The organisation has a prolonged story in Anaheim, with KKK members inaugurated to a city legislature in a 1920s.