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Blink is butted at grave.

GANGSTER Ian "Blink" McDonald was butted by a rival crook at a funeral yesterday, it was claimed.

It is understood McDonald traded blows with David "Mincey" McKenzie, whose uncle George McKenzie was being buried.

The pair have bad blood between them but McDonald is understood to have attended because of a friendship with another member of the family.

One onlooker said armed robber McDonald, 50, was headbutted.

A source said: "McDonald got a sore one in the face and there was a bit of jostling.

"McKenzie didn't think his rival should have presented himself at a family funeral."

McKenzie, 40, from Haghill, Glasgow, and McDonald, have been on opposite sides in gangland feuds.

McDonald was associated with George Redmond and John McGuire, who were both shot in Glasgow in 2007, and had links with the McGovern crime clan.

McKenzie is affiliated with gangsters who have been involved in a power struggle with the McGoverns.


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Date:Nov 25, 2010
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