“This is a clearly racist-motivated attack,” the minister said at a press conference broadcast by German television channels.
According to him, this is the third terrorist attack of the right convictions in the country over the past few months.
Seehofer promised to increase the presence of police throughout Germany and strengthen the protection of mosques.
On the night of February 20, a man attacked two hookahs in Hanau. As a result of the attack, nine people were killed, several more were injured. According to reports, the five dead were Turkish citizens.
The alleged shooter was found dead in his house, and the body of his mother was found there.