Russian pensioner stabbed three migrants in Germany


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Retired with citizenship of Russia and Germany was stabbed three migrants during the fight in the German Heilbronn (Baden-württemberg in the South-West of the country). About the incident said the publication Stimme.

The incident occurred on the evening of February 17. According to the police, very drunk 70-year-old man without warning pulled out a knife and attacked three migrants, standing opposite the Church of St Kilian. A fight ensued, the result is seriously injured was a 17-year-old Afghan, were slightly injured 25-year-old citizen of Iraq and a 19-year-old Syrian.

The pensioner was also injured during the scuffle. Even before the arrival of the police he was detained by witnesses. Later the man was released.

The case against him is being investigated as causing serious bodily harm and not attempted murder. Motive consider xenophobia: he allegedly wanted to signal the authorities about his disagreement with the current policy of accepting refugees. The investigation continues in the coming days, witnesses will be interrogated.

In 2015 broke out in Europe migration crisis. Some countries, including Hungary and Poland, called for stemming the flow of refugees and against quotas on the number of migrants. Germany, by contrast, tried to accept a maximum of refugees, as a result, in the country only for the year the profit of more than 1.1 million migrants from North African and middle Eastern countries.

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