Arson attack on home of Sinti and Roma
Linkedin

Arson attack on home of Sinti and Roma

Leverkusen : Germany | Jul 25, 2011 at 9:19 AM PDT
XX XX
Views: Pending
 

In an apartment building in Leverkusen, unknown perpetrators set fire to possibly xenophobic. Dwell in the house, police said Sinti and Roma.

The perpetrators were hurled into the early hours of Monday, several Molotov cocktails in the ground floor apartment, said a police spokesman.The residents were able to save time outdoors and were unharmed.

"We find in all directions. We also examine whether there is a xenophobic background, "said a spokesman for the Cologne public prosecutor. From a right-wing background, he did not want to talk.

Time of the offense, nine people had been in the ground floor apartment.They burned down completely. The charges are attempted murder and very serious arson.

After initial witness statements, there were up to four offenders. Two of them are dressed in dark and had to be bald. After the stranger had hurled firebombs into the apartment, they were driven away in a dark compact car.

The Central Council of German Sinti and Roma, expressed horror at the attack and called for thorough investigation. The Chairman Romani Rose, said in the past there have been constant threats of violence from right-wing extremist scene.

1 of 1
jj
Unknown hurled several firebombs into the apartment downstairs.
junaid1990 is based in Karāchi, Sind, Pakistan, and is a Reporter on Allvoices.
Report Credibility
 
  • Clear
  • Share:
  • Share
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
  • Clear
 
 
 
Advertisement
 

News Stories

 

Images

 >
 
  • Unknown hurled several firebombs into the apartment downstairs.

    jj

More From Allvoices

Report Your News Got a similar story?
Add it to the network!

Or add related content to this report



Use of this site is governed by our Terms of Use Agreement and Privacy Policy.

© Allvoices, Inc. 2008-2014. All rights reserved. Powered by PulsePoint.