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Germany: Christmas Eve arson attack hits planned refugee centre02:12

Germany: Christmas Eve arson attack hits planned refugee centre

Germany, Schwabisch Gmund
December 25, 2015 at 13:15 GMT +00:00 · Published

The under construction refugee hostel in Schwabisch Gmund, at the Baden-Wuerttemberg state was massively damaged after a suspected arson attack hit the facility on Thursday night.

The fire brigade acted immediately and the fire damaged only some wooden surfaces of the building. According to local authorities, the €20,000 ($21.900) value damage will not affect the construction of the building which is expected to be completed by spring 2016 and will be able to host up to 120 people.

Germany: Christmas Eve arson attack hits planned refugee centre02:12
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The under construction refugee hostel in Schwabisch Gmund, at the Baden-Wuerttemberg state was massively damaged after a suspected arson attack hit the facility on Thursday night.

The fire brigade acted immediately and the fire damaged only some wooden surfaces of the building. According to local authorities, the €20,000 ($21.900) value damage will not affect the construction of the building which is expected to be completed by spring 2016 and will be able to host up to 120 people.