Syrian Youth Planned to Blow Up Synagogue in Hagen

An underage Syrian culture-enricher in the German city of Hagen allegedly plotted to attack a synagogue with explosives during Yom Kippur.

Many thanks to MissPiggy for translating these two news reports, and to Vlad Tepes and RAIR Foundation for the subtitling.

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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.

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