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Germany: Teenage Sikh temple bombers await verdict in Essen01:06

Germany: Teenage Sikh temple bombers await verdict in Essen

Germany, Essen
March 21, 2017 at 20:01 GMT +00:00 · Published

The trial of three teenagers accused of setting off a bomb at a Sikh temple is expected to reach a verdict later today, at the District Court in Essen, Tuesday.

Three people were injured in the attack, which occurred in a Sikh temple in Essen on April ,1 2016, following a wedding. The teenagers, who were sixteen at the time, are accused of attempted murder. The prosecutors office believe that the young men had become radicalised Muslims, and had planned a politically motivated attack.

Public prosecutors request a sentence of between six and a half to seven and a half years. The trial is being conducted behind closed doors, due to the age of the suspects.

Germany: Teenage Sikh temple bombers await verdict in Essen01:06
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The trial of three teenagers accused of setting off a bomb at a Sikh temple is expected to reach a verdict later today, at the District Court in Essen, Tuesday.

Three people were injured in the attack, which occurred in a Sikh temple in Essen on April ,1 2016, following a wedding. The teenagers, who were sixteen at the time, are accused of attempted murder. The prosecutors office believe that the young men had become radicalised Muslims, and had planned a politically motivated attack.

Public prosecutors request a sentence of between six and a half to seven and a half years. The trial is being conducted behind closed doors, due to the age of the suspects.

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