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Protesters hurl Molotov cocktails at Swedish synagogue

Sunday 10 December 2017, by siawi3

Source: http://www.nydailynews.com/news/world/protesters-hurl-molotov-cocktails-swedish-synagogue-article-1.3688680


Protesters hurl Molotov cocktails at Swedish synagogue

BY Jessica Chia
NEW YORK DAILY NEWS

Sunday, December 10, 2017, 1:44 AM

Three people have been arrested after a synagogue in Gothenburg, Sweden, was attacked with Molotov cocktails, according to local reports.

About two dozen people were attending a party inside the synagogue on Saturday night when suspects threw burning bottles against the building, police told the Goteborgs-Posten.

The kids inside took refuge in the basement, according to a mother who spoke to Expressen. Her daughter, who was in the building at the time, texted her to say, “Mom I’m getting scared.”

Authorities arrived at the scene around 10 p.m. on Saturday night and put out a fire in the parking lot. The building did not catch on fire and no one was injured.

Three people were arrested Sunday in connection to the attack, according to police chief Peter Nordengard.

Police said it remains unclear just how many people were involved in the attack.

Gothenburg, Sweden’s second largest city, is about 175 miles north of Copenhagen, Denmark