A Bonfire at the Asylum Center

Yesterday we posted a report on an asylum center in the German town of Mönchengladbach that was torched by a Somali resident. Below is a TV news report about the incident.

Many thanks to Egri Nök for the translation, and to Vlad Tepes for the subtitling:


00:05   Accommodation containers are burning in Carl-Diem-Straße in Mönchengladbach.
00:12   The containers are situated on the premises of an accommodation for asylum seekers.
00:22   Wolfgang Röthgens, Spokesman for Mönchengladbach Police: At this point in time, we surmise that it was arson.
00:27   A male person is in police custody, has been arrested preliminarily.
00:31   There are suspicions about an inhabitant of this accommodation.
00:37   As of yesterday evening, there had been a conflict between several persons here.
00:44   The huge smoke cloud could be seen from everywhere in Gladbach.
00:56   There were 120 persons in the accommodation — no one was injured
01:08   According to firefighters, the fire is under control now.
01:18   The cause of the fire still remains unclear.

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