Tuesday, September 27, 2016

Bombs explode next to the mosque and the conference center in Dresden – the Observer

Two bombing raids carried out on Monday night in the city of Dresden, in Germany, and provoked several damages on the outside of a mosque and a centre for international conferences, announced this Tuesday the police of the state of Saxony in a statement. the No one was injured.

The first explosion happened at around 21h53 (20h53 in Lisbon), near the mosque in the district of Cotta. In the interior was a magnet, his wife and two sons. According to the newspaper DW, the second bomb will be detonated half an hour later, along with a congress centre, forcing the police to evacuate the hotel Martin, nearby.

A woman wearing a headscarf walks past the  entrance to the Fatih Camii Mosque in Dresden,  eastern Germany, where traces of smoke can be seen  after the bomb attack. Bomb attacks hit the mosque  and the congress centre in the eastern German city  of Dresden, police said, addding that they  suspected the xenophobic and nationalist motive.  No-one was injured in the twin explosives attacks  late Monday, September 26, 2016 in the city that  has become a hotspot for the far-right protests  amid Germany''s huge migrant influx. / AFP / dpa /  Sebastian Kahnert / Germany OUT (Photo credit  should read SEBASTIAN KAHNERT/AFP/Getty Images)

The entry of the mosque, Fatih Camii, in the neighbourhood of Cotta (SEBASTIAN KAHNERT/AFP/Getty Images)

The explosion caused damages to the buildings, which were immediately isolated by the authorities. The security in the islamic institutions in Dresden and in the General Council of the Turkish reinforced during the night.

Though the attacks still have not been claimed, the police believe that may be related to the movement of the extreme-right German. "we Have reasons to suspect that they had a reason for xenophobic," he explained in a statement the commissioner Horst Kretzschmar.

According to Kretzschmar, the authorities believe that the explosions may have a connection with the "celebrations of the day of German unification", which is being celebrated next week. "These events will certainly have an impact on our plans patrol. From now on we will be working in a mode of crisis."


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