Teenage German Girl Stabbed to Death in Drugstore by 15-year-old Afghan
An original translation from B.Z. Berlin:
15-year-old Afghan stabs girl to death in supermarket
December 27, 2017
A 15-year-old Afghan stabbed a German girl of the same age to death in the town of Kandel in Rhineland-Palatinate. An argument between the two teenagers preceded the attack, Prosecution Landau and Police Headquarters Rhineland-Palatinate announced.
The girl died from her injuries in hospital. Passers-by overpowered the young Afghan after the crime; police arrested him.
According to preliminary investigations, the victim was in drugstore in the company of a friend. But the arrested youth did not enter the shop together with the 15-year-old. The trigger for the argument is still unknown.
The Afghan will appear before the committing magistrate on Thursday. It was not announced whether or not the youth was a refugee.
Translator’s note: the above text is a dpa (German Press Agency, Deutsche Presseagentur) text, which is currently featured in identical wording in dozens of German newspapers. According to police, the crime took place at 3:20 this afternoon.