DUSHANBE, October 22, Asia-Plus – Two Tajik nationals were attacked by a group of unidentified youths on a street in southwest Moscow on Saturday afternoon, and one died from his injuries, police said.

"Young people with baseball bats and knives wounded the men, before escaping. One of the men died at the site, and the other has been hospitalized in a serious condition," a police source told RIA Novosti.

Eyewitnesses said the attackers numbered about eight, aged between 15 and 18, and were wearing black leather jackets.

Investigators are working at the scene, and a search is underway for the attackers.