Halle / Saale (AP) - A heavily armed culprit has tried to cause a bloodbath among dozens of believers in a synagogue in Halle / Saale. The Jewish community narrowly escaped disaster on its highest holiday, Yom Kippur. The alleged right-wing extremist Stephan B. from Saxony-Anhalt wanted to storm the synagogue with gun power, according to security sources, but failed. The 27-year-old German shot dead two people in front of the synagogue and then in a nearby Döner snack and injured at least two others. He fled the scene and was arrested in the afternoon.
Extremism: right-wing extremist wanted to cause massacre in synagogue
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