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Grevesmühlen: riots because of the decision on refugee accommodation


Accommodation for 400 refugees is to be built in the Northwest Mecklenburg district. Because of the decision, there were riots in front of the district council building. The police had to intervene.

During protests against the establishment of refugee accommodation in Mecklenburg-Western Pomerania, there were tumultuous scenes in Grevesmühlen.

According to the police, 700 people came together in front of the meeting building of the district council of Northwest Mecklenburg on Thursday.

Some participants in the registered meeting tried to gain access to the district building, but were prevented from doing so and pushed back by the police.

The district council approved the construction of refugee accommodation in the town of Upahl on Thursday.

The district announced that the construction of the containerized facility for 400 refugees could begin.

Those attending the gathering expressed their displeasure, police said.

Around 120 police officers on duty

The emergency services were confronted with verbal aggression.

Unknown persons would also have repeatedly ignited pyrotechnics.

Appropriate procedures for administrative offenses had been initiated.

In addition, the suspicion of serious trespassing and violations of the Assembly Act are being investigated.

Around 120 police officers from Wismar, Rostock and Neubrandenburg, among others, were deployed.


Source: spiegel

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