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8 arrested in Berlin over suspected anti-Semitic attack

08 Jul 2018, 21:41 ( 7 Months ago)

DF-Xinhua Report
File Photo Xinhua.

Eight men have been arrested early on Sunday following a suspected anti-Semitic attack in Berlin, German media Die Welt reported.

   The eight men, all of Syrian origin, are said to have beaten a Jewish Syrian.

   The victim had asked the group for fire for his cigarette. One of them discovered a jewel in the form of a Star of David on the man's necklace, which led to the attack, according to Die Welt.

   Die Welt cited a spokesman for the Berlin police who confirmed the case as well as investigation of the responsible.

   The victim had been treated on an outpatient basis.