Shocking video has emerged showing men hitting each other with metal poles and hurling wire shopping baskets in a wild brawl at Belfast International Airport.
The fight involving two groups of men, who used whatever they could get their hands on as weapons, unfolded near a duty free shop past security inside the departures area.
Footage shows the men swinging or throwing metal poles, and launching metal baskets and other objects as stunned passengers look on.
People move out of the way as the fight escalates, and a number of women urge the men to stop, with one shouting: "We’re all friends here."
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One witness to Saturday’s melee told Mirror Online that the men got into a row inside the Lagan Bar and it spilled into an area where people were waiting for their flights.
He said the men were screaming at each other before grabbing weapons.
The witness said: "They were throwing fire extinguishers and baskets from shops and really anything they could get their hands on.
"They were also hitting each other with poles that hold up advertisements in bars. No idea what started the fight.
"It took around 20 minutes for the police to arrive."
The witness said some of the men grabbed mops to attack the larger group and they "were pretending the mops were guns".
The witness said police arrived, calmed things down and separated the men.
He added: "The fight broke out between two groups of men [flying to] Manchester and Stansted.
"The police separated the groups and let them board their planes as planned."
A spokeswoman from Belfast International Airport told Belfast Live: "An altercation between two groups of passengers occurred this evening in the airside departures area.
"Police were in attendance and the incident has since been resolved."
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