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Attack on the home of German minister of Finance

HAMBURG – at Least ten attackers in the night from Thursday to Friday, the Hamburg house, the German Finance minister and vice-chancellor, Olaf Scholz, was attacked.

Olaf Scholz

They belaagden the property in the district of Altona with burning tyres and pots of black paint. They were apparently also planning the windows with stones to throw. Agents from a random passing police car could, according to German media in the nick of time to prevent a fire from with their fire extinguisher.

The perpetrators have escaped. The police is on a large scale called out to the attackers to trace, but that is still not successful. About their motives, therefore, is nothing known. Scholz together with chancellor Merkel, to the economic summit of the G20 in Buenos Aires. The 60-year-old instead Scholz was from 2011 until march 2018 and mayor of Hamburg.

The German security forces are investigating the incident as a political attack.

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