An underage Syrian culture-enricher in the German city of Hagen allegedly plotted to attack a synagogue with explosives during Yom Kippur.
Below are excerpts from a Breitbart report (hat tip Reader from Chicago) about the plot to blow up the synagogue:
Syrian Teen Refugee Arrested in Germany Over Islamist Plot to Attack Synagogue
German police arrested a 16-year-old Syrian male, his father, and two brothers on suspicion of plotting an “Islamist-motivated threat” against a synagogue.
The arrests took place in Hagen near Dortmund, North Rhine-Westphalia, on Thursday morning during Yom Kippur, the holiest period in the Jewish calendar, as a result of what authorities took to be a credible threat to attack the city’s synagogue.
Video transcript #1:
|00:00||The all-clear signal has been given in the North Rhine-Westphalian city of Hagen|
|00:05||following the police operation that ended at a Jewish synagogue early Thursday morning.|
|00:11||According to police no indications of a threat could be found on-site.|
|00:16||The police secured the synagogue with a large contingent and set up roadblocks.|
|00:23||The spokesman for the police department in Hagen, Timo Schäfer, said:|
|00:27||Accordingly, we’ve implemented on-site protection measures for this Jewish institution,|
|00:32||and we’re currently in constant communication with the Jewish community.|
|00:37||In the meantime, the cordoning off of areas around the synagogue was lifted|
|00:41||and no one was injured during the operation, according to the police.
Video transcript #2:
|00:00||Breaking News — We have just received word that following the large police operation|
|00:06||at the synagogue in Hagen, an arrest has been made.|
|00:10||That’s according to North Rhine-Westphalian Interior Minister [Herbert] Reul.|
|00:14||He told the German press agency a teenager had been arrested. Der Spiegel reported|
|00:18||earlier today that a 16-year-old Syrian is said to have prepared an attack with explosives.|
|00:24||We here at Die Welt will keep you updated on further developments in this case.