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World German president, at synagogue gunman attacked, says: "We must protect Jewish life"

14:43  10 october  2019
14:43  10 october  2019 Source:   reuters.com

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" We must protect Jewish life with all our means in our nation of laws and hold the perpetrators accountable." German Chancellor Angela Merkel has also denounced anti-Semitic crime in Germany and called for a "zero-tolerance" approach to tackling it. "People growing up today must know what

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HALLE, Germany, Oct 10 (Reuters) - Germans need to stand together against extremist violence and protect Jewish life, President Frank-Walter Steinmeier said on Thursday after visiting a synagogue where a gunman began an attack a day earlier in which he killed two people.

German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier holds flowers outside a synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke © REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke German President Frank-Walter Steinmeier holds flowers outside a synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

"Today is a day of shame and disgrace," Steinmeier said outside the synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle.

"I'm very sure the overwhelming majority of this society in Germany wants Jewish life to be part of this country ... We must stand together long-term against violence like we experienced here yesterday. We must protect Jewish life."

(Reporting by Reuters Television Writing by Paul Carrel Editing by Michelle Martin)

Police: Man attacked, shouted racial insults at woman outside church .
Police in Brookline are looking for a man who screamed racial insults at a woman as he attacked outside a church. Brookline police said at about 7:15 p.m. Tuesday, officers responded to a report of an assault that just occurred in the area of 1773 Beacon St. A woman told officers she had parked her car on Dean Road near Beacon Street and as she walked toward a church, she was shoved from behind and fell to the ground. The victim said the man then attempted to remove her backpack while shouting racial insults and threatening further violence, police said. The victim said she began to fight back, kicking and screaming and her attacker fled, police said.

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