Six arrested after attacks on foreigners

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23 February 2004 , PASEWALK - Police in the eastern German town of Pasewalk said they arrested six right-wing extremists after an attack injuring three persons in a Greek restaurant. Police said around 15 attackers targeted the couple running the restaurant, along with a guest, on Saturday evening. The attackers sprayed teargas and hurled leaflets demanding an "end to anti-German incitement". The three victims received medical treatment. Six suspects, aged 16 to 33, were arrested, with most of them already

23 February 2004

PASEWALK - Police in the eastern German town of Pasewalk said they arrested six right-wing extremists after an attack injuring three persons in a Greek restaurant.

Police said around 15 attackers targeted the couple running the restaurant, along with a guest, on Saturday evening. The attackers sprayed teargas and hurled leaflets demanding an "end to anti-German incitement". The three victims received medical treatment.

Six suspects, aged 16 to 33, were arrested, with most of them already having a criminal record, including assault, disturbing the peace and theft, police said.

The incident followed a series of violent clashes between leftist and right-wing youths during the week in Pasewalk, a town some 90 kilometres northeast of Berlin, close to the border with Poland.

DPA
Subject: German news

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