Yom Kippur shooter intended to carry out a ‘massacre’

The Yom Kippur shooter supposed to hold out a ‘bloodbath’ and was discovered carrying near 9 kilos of explosives, Germany’s prime prosecutor has mentioned as photographs reveal the accidents he sustained in a battle with police. 

The anti-Semitic gunman shot lifeless two folks in Halle, Germany on Wednesday after making an attempt and failing to bloodbath worshippers inside a synagogue on Yom Kippur. 

He was escorted by law enforcement officials from a helicopter to his arraignment on Thursday forward of an look in courtroom, and had a white bandage on his neck from the place he was injured the day earlier than.  

‘What we skilled yesterday was terror,’ mentioned Peter Frank, the chief federal prosecutor. ‘The suspect, Stephan B., aimed to hold out a bloodbath within the synagogue in Halle.’ 

Questions stay as to how the assailant, Stephan Balliet, 27, was capable of pay money for the weapons he used within the assault. Frank mentioned his weapons have been ‘apparently selfmade’ and the explosives within the automobile have been constructed into ‘quite a few gadgets.’ 

The suspect, who livestreamed the assault on a well-liked gaming web site whereas ranting in English about Jews and posted a ‘manifesto’ on-line earlier than embarking on it, ‘needed to create a worldwide impact’ and encourage others to mimic him, the prosecutor added. 

As officers sought to reassure an unsettled Jewish group and handle concern about rising right-wing extremism, Germany’s president visited the scene of the assault in Halle and urged his nation to face up for its Jewish compatriots. 

It comes after it was revealed that Balliet was a loner who lived along with his mom. Balliet spent hours on-line and was a person of Twitch – a live-streaming service in style with video avid gamers – the place he shared footage his rampage on Wednesday in chilling echoes of the Chirstchurch mosque assault in New Zealand. 

Balliet is escorted by particular law enforcement officials after allegedly trying to hold out a bloodbath on the synagogue 

Special police officers escort suspected neo-Nazi Stephan Balliet from a helocopter to his arraignment at the Federal Supreme Court in Karlsruhe, Germany on Thursday

He was escorted by police officers from a helicopter to his arraignment on Thursday ahead of an appearance in court, and had a white bandage on his neck from where he was injured the day before

Particular law enforcement officials escort suspected neo-Nazi Stephan Balliet from a helocopter to his arraignment on the Federal Supreme Courtroom in Karlsruhe, Germany on Thursday. He was escorted by law enforcement officials from a helicopter to his arraignment on Thursday forward of an look in courtroom, and had a white bandage on his neck from the place he was injured the day earlier than

Balliet is accused of double murder and attempted murder in nine cases, according to the German Attorney General

Balliet is accused of double homicide and tried homicide in 9 instances, in keeping with the German Lawyer Normal 

Stephan Balliet, 27, has been identified as the German synagogue attacker. His father described him as an angry loner who was always online and 'always blamed everyone else' for his problems

Stephan Balliet, 27, has been recognized because the German synagogue attacker. His father described him as an indignant loner who was at all times on-line and ‘at all times blamed everybody else’ for his issues

Balliet shot two people dead and wounded at least two others in Halle, Germany, on Wednesday after trying and failing to massacre worshippers inside the city's synagogue

Balliet shot two folks lifeless and wounded no less than two others in Halle, Germany, on Wednesday after making an attempt and failing to bloodbath worshippers inside town’s synagogue 

Jews inside the synagogue for Yom Kippur prayers described watching in horror on CCTV cameras as Balliet tried to shoot his way inside the prayer house before laying explosives outside and dousing the building in flammable liquid

Jews contained in the synagogue for Yom Kippur prayers described watching in horror on CCTV cameras as Balliet tried to shoot his approach contained in the prayer home earlier than laying explosives outdoors and dousing the constructing in flammable liquid

Balliet’s father, who was not named, advised Bild that his son was an indignant younger man who ‘was not at peace with himself or with the world, and at all times blamed everybody else’ for his issues.

It was additionally revealed that Balliet posted a manifesto on-line per week in the past the place he particularly talks about attacking the synagogue in Halle whereas outlining his plan to kill ‘anti-whites’, together with Jews.

Within the wake of the assault, Jewish group leaders criticised German authorities for failing to do sufficient to fight rising anti-Semitism, whereas demanding round the clock safety for Jewish websites within the nation.

‘The truth that, 75 years after the Holocaust, such teams are gaining affect in Germany speaks volumes,’ Ronald Lauder, head of the World Jewish Congress, mentioned. 

Roman R, who was inside the building, said the majority of the 50 people inside hid away from the gunfire while he and around five other men barricaded the door to the prayer room and prepared to fight

Roman R, who was contained in the constructing, mentioned nearly all of the 50 folks inside hid away from the gunfire whereas he and round 5 different males barricaded the door to the prayer room and ready to combat

Balliet was unable to get inside the synagogue so drove around the corner to a kebab shop where he shot another man dead, before firing several shots into the street (pictured, bullet holes in the shop window)

Balliet was unable to get contained in the synagogue so drove across the nook to a kebab store the place he shot one other man lifeless, earlier than firing a number of pictures into the road (pictured, bullet holes within the store window)

Around a week before the attack took place, a manifesto appeared online outlining plans for the attack which included killing 'anti-whites', along with pictures of home-made weapons and ammunition

Round per week earlier than the assault happened, a manifesto appeared on-line outlining plans for the assault which included killing ‘anti-whites’, together with footage of home-made weapons and ammunition

People place down flowers in front of a synagogue in Halle, Germany, where a woman was fatally shot after the attacker failed to get inside the prayer house

Individuals place down flowers in entrance of a synagogue in Halle, Germany, the place a girl was fatally shot after the attacker did not get contained in the prayer home

A woman lights candles at a mourning site on the market place in Halle. Jewish community leaders have called on the German government to do more to combat rising racism

A lady lights candles at a mourning web site available on the market place in Halle. Jewish group leaders have known as on the German authorities to do extra to fight rising racism

A cardboard sign reading 'no place for anti-Semitism' sits among tributes in the town of Halle a day after an attempted massacre at the synagogue

A cardboard signal studying ‘no place for anti-Semitism’ sits amongst tributes within the city of Halle a day after an tried bloodbath on the synagogue

The attack began in the city of Halle at the synagogue where two people were shot dead, before another two were shot and wounded in Weidersdorf. Police finally arrested the suspect north of Zeitz, around two hours later

The assault started within the metropolis of Halle on the synagogue the place two folks have been shot lifeless, earlier than one other two have been shot and wounded in Weidersdorf. Police lastly arrested the suspect north of Zeitz, round two hours later

Round 50 terrified worshippers – together with 10 People – have been trapped contained in the synagogue in the course of the assault, which they watched unfold on safety cameras that broadcast to TV screens contained in the prayer home.

Roman R, 31, advised native media that he was in the midst of Yom Kippur prayers when he heard a bang and went into the hall to see smoke coming into the constructing.

The vast majority of these inside – together with the aged and kids – went to seek out shelter whereas Roman and 5 different males barricaded the door to the prayer room, known as police, after which ready themselves to combat again.

He described watching as Balliet shot on the picket doorways, believing they’d give approach any second and that he would come inside and assault them.

Luckily the doorways held, explosives that Balliet positioned on the doorways didn’t go off, and flammable liquid he sprayed on the constructing did not mild.

After failing to get into the synagogue, Roman watched as Balliet left to proceed his assault elsewhere as police arrived. He remained trapped contained in the constructing for hours afterwards earlier than lastly being freed as soon as officers had disarmed the explosives. Afterwards worshippers have been pictured hugging and laughing as they have been led away. 

Balliet was not a identified extremist, Bild reported, and seems to have self-radicalised whereas residing alone along with his mom in Heldbra, a village round 25 miles from Halle, and spending a number of his time on-line.

He born in Eisleben, one other village near Heldbra and lived with each of his mother and father till they divorced when he was 14 years previous 

A man and a woman were shot dead in an attack on a synagogue in Halle, central Germany, on Wednesday, while several others were injured. A gunman is pictured outside a kebab shop close to the synagogue

A person and a girl have been shot lifeless in an assault on a synagogue in Halle, central Germany, on Wednesday, whereas a number of others have been injured. A gunman is pictured outdoors a kebab store near the synagogue

Jewish leaders say the attacker tried to get into the synagogue in Halle during prayers for Yom Kippur, but were stopped by 'security measures'. A woman was then shot dead in the street outside (pictured, the attacker)

Jewish leaders say the attacker tried to get into the synagogue in Halle throughout prayers for Yom Kippur, however have been stopped by ‘safety measures’. A lady was then shot lifeless on the street outdoors (pictured, the attacker)

Armed police swarmed to the scene after the gunman opened fire. Witnesses said he used a submachine gun before throwing a grenade into a Jewish cemetery

Armed police swarmed to the scene after the gunman opened fireplace. Witnesses mentioned he used a submachine gun earlier than throwing a grenade right into a Jewish cemetery

A body lies in the street outside the synagogue, believed to be that of a female passerby who was gunned down when an attacker failed to get into the synagogue

A physique lies on the street outdoors the synagogue, believed to be that of a feminine passerby who was gunned down when an attacker did not get into the synagogue

A kebab shop where a man is thought to have been shot dead after the gunman threw an explosive at the entrance, then fired shots into the restaurant

A kebab store the place a person is assumed to have been shot lifeless after the gunman threw an explosive on the entrance, then fired pictures into the restaurant

An armed officer runs to his vehicle in Halle. Police say they have arrested one suspect and are looking for others

An armed officer runs to his automobile in Halle. Police say they’ve arrested one suspect and are on the lookout for others 

Policemen climb over a wall close to the site of a shooting in Halle an der Saale, eastern Germany

Policemen climb over a wall near the positioning of a capturing in Halle an der Saale, jap Germany

Special police forces officers armed with sub-machine guns patrol after the attack in Halle an der Saale on Wednesday

Particular police forces officers armed with sub-machine weapons patrol after the assault in Halle an der Saale on Wednesday

A police robot examines evidence at the scene of a shooting in Halle, eastern Germany, outside a synagogue. There are reports that grenades were used during the attack

A police robotic examines proof on the scene of a capturing in Halle, jap Germany, outdoors a synagogue. There are reviews that grenades have been used in the course of the assault

After that he went to dwell along with his mom in Heldbra, which is the place he was staying on the time of the assault, though he routinely noticed his father who lives in Benndorf, a couple of 5 minute drive away.

The daddy mentioned he final noticed his son on Tuesday, round 24 hours earlier than the assault, when he was confrontational.

‘There was at all times a combat, my opinion didn’t rely,’ he mentioned. ‘I could not attain him any extra.’

Whereas the person did not reveal particulars of his closing conversations along with his Balliet, when requested whether or not he considered his son after reviews unfold of an assault on a synagogue, he stayed silent and commenced weeping.

Information seen by Bilt reveal that Balliet graduated from highschool and went on to check chemistry for 2 semesters at the next schooling establishment, however needed to abandon his research after a severe abdomen operation.

It’s not clear precisely what he did for work after quitting his research, although a neighbour mentioned he was working as a broadcasting technician on the time of the assault.

Video taken of Balliet in the course of the rampage suggests he was no less than acquainted with fight techniques, even when he had no formal coaching, as he could be seen taking shelter whereas firing his weapons and shifting round as a solider would possibly.

In footage that he streamed on-line, Balliet additionally claims he constructed his weapons himself, suggesting a familiarity with mechanical engineering, although he will also be heard lamenting the truth that his weapons preserve jamming.

In a manifesto which was posted on-line as a PDF doc, the creator included footage of the weapons and ammunition used within the assault, in keeping with extremism monitoring service SITE.

The manifesto additionally talked about a live-stream in addition to his goal to kill ‘anti-whites’, together with Jews.

‘This manifesto doc, which seems to have been created per week in the past on October 1, provides but extra indication how a lot planning and preparation’ the gunman put into the assault, Rita Katz, director of SITE, mentioned. 

German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets members of the Jewish community at a vigil in Berlin on Wednesday evening

German Chancellor Angela Merkel greets members of the Jewish group at a vigil in Berlin on Wednesday night

People leave candles and flowers at a vigil in Halle this evening after a man and woman were shot dead earlier on Wednesday

Individuals depart candles and flowers at a vigil in Halle this night after a person and lady have been shot lifeless earlier on Wednesday

Forensic officers were working at the site where one of the victims was shot outside a synagogue on Wednesday

Forensic officers have been working on the web site the place one of many victims was shot outdoors a synagogue on Wednesday

A bus whose destination board reads 'evacuation' is escorted by police past the site of a shooting in Halle on Wednesday

A bus whose vacation spot board reads ‘evacuation’ is escorted by police previous the positioning of a capturing in Halle on Wednesday

Armed police block access to a street near the scene of a shooting that has left two people dead

Armed police block entry to a avenue close to the scene of a capturing that has left two folks lifeless

Jewish worshippers were sealed inside the synagogue for several hours while police cleared the surrounding area, before finally being allowed out. Pictured, a family celebrates their freedom

Jewish worshippers have been sealed contained in the synagogue for a number of hours whereas police cleared the encompassing space, earlier than lastly being allowed out. Pictured, a household celebrates their freedom

Local Jewish leaders said that an attacker had attempted to get into the synagogue but security measures 'withstood the attack' before he began shooting elsewhere

Native Jewish leaders mentioned that an attacker had tried to get into the synagogue however safety measures ‘withstood the assault’ earlier than he started capturing elsewhere

Armed police wearing masks and helmets seal off part of Halle near the scene of one of the shootings on Wednesday

Armed police sporting masks and helmets seal off a part of Halle close to the scene of one of many shootings on Wednesday 

While the attacker appeared to have been targeting the synagogue, Jewish community leaders said that none of the victims of the shooting appeared to be Jewish

Whereas the attacker appeared to have been focusing on the synagogue, Jewish group leaders mentioned that not one of the victims of the capturing seemed to be Jewish

Synagogue visitors sit in a bus after a shooting in Halle after police relaxed the cordon enough for them to leave

Synagogue guests sit in a bus after a capturing in Halle after police relaxed the cordon sufficient for them to depart

Shooter posts video on Amazon-owned Twitch

Social media corporations confronted anger and calls to ‘step up’ final after graphic footage of the anti-Semitic gun rampage in Germany was streamed dwell on Twitch and watched by hundreds of individuals.  

The 35-minute video was streamed dwell on Twitch, an Amazon-owned gaming web site, and stayed there for one more 30 minutes after the published had completed earlier than it was lastly taken down. 

In that point greater than 2,000 folks seen the footage and a few of them distributed it additional by way of different social media networks. 

The 35-minute video was streamed live on Twitch (file photo), an Amazon-owned gaming site, and stayed there for another 30 minutes after the broadcast had finished

The 35-minute video was streamed dwell on Twitch (file photograph), an Amazon-owned gaming web site, and stayed there for one more 30 minutes after the published had completed

The shooter had created his Twitch account two months earlier than Wednesday’s Yom Kippur violence. 

Final evening there have been requires social media websites to take motion to cease their platforms getting used for violence. 

‘Amazon is simply as a lot in charge as Twitch for permitting this stream on-line,’ mentioned Hans-Jakob Schindler of the Counter Extremism Undertaking. 

‘On-line platforms have to step up and cease their providers getting used and in flip, father or mother corporations want to carry them accountable.

‘This tragic incident demonstrates another time {that a} self-regulatory strategy will not be efficient sufficient and sadly highlights the necessity for stronger regulation of the tech sector.’

 ‘We’re shocked and saddened by the tragedy that happened in Germany, and our deepest condolences exit to all these affected,’ a Twitch spokesman mentioned. 

‘Twitch has a zero-tolerance coverage in opposition to hateful conduct, and any act of violence is taken extraordinarily severely. 

‘We labored with urgency to take away this content material and can completely droop any accounts discovered to be posting or reposting content material of this abhorrent act. 

‘As soon as the video was eliminated, we shared the hash with an trade consortium to assist forestall the proliferation of this content material. 

‘We take this extraordinarily severely and are dedicated to working with trade friends, legislation enforcement, and any related events to guard our group.’ 

German newspaper Die Welt reported that the textual content, which is about 10 pages lengthy and written in English, particularly mentions the plan to assault the synagogue in Halle throughout Yom Kippur.

The rampage was streamed dwell for 35 minutes on Twitch, and ultimately seen by some 2,200 folks, the web platform mentioned. 

Police subsequently captured a suspect after a gun battle that left the person injured, although they’ve refused to say whether or not the person they captured is identical one seen on-line.

It’s thought that Balliet tried and did not get into the Halle synagogue the place round 80 folks have been praying, earlier than capturing via the doorways, throwing explosives, after which laying bombs outdoors.

He then gunned down a girl on the street earlier than driving across the nook to a kebab store the place he once more opened fireplace, killing a person and wounding a number of others.

Video taken outdoors the store exhibits a person sporting tactical gear and a helmet with a digicam strapped to it climbing out of a automobile and firing a number of pictures into the road with what seems to be an improvised shotgun.

He then walks up and down the highway in full view of safety cameras earlier than fleeing within the path of Wiedersdorf.

After arriving in that village he shot an electrician in a workshop, then stole a taxi and made his approach on to the A9 motorway, skirting across the metropolis of Leipzig, earlier than turning on to the B91 in direction of Zeitz.

It was there that he was confronted by police and arrested after a quick gun battle, Bild reviews. 

Chancellor Angela Merkel joined a solidarity vigil at Berlin’s major synagogue on Wednesday, and firmly condemned the anti-Semitic rampage.

However Jewish leaders mentioned that phrases weren’t sufficient, with Israeli Prime Minister Benjamin Netanyahu becoming a member of requires German authorities to ‘act resolutely in opposition to the phenomenon of anti-Semitism’.

The top of the Central Council of Jews in Germany ripped into the authorities for failing to offer enough safety on such a key day.

‘It’s scandalous that the synagogue in Halle will not be protected by police on a vacation like Yom Kippur,’ mentioned Josef Schuster.

‘This negligence has now been bitterly repaid.’

Ronald Lauder, who heads the World Jewish Congress, additionally pressured: ‘We’d like motion not phrases’ as he known as for around the clock safety for Jewish websites.

‘We additionally want instantly to launch a unified entrance in opposition to neo-Nazi and different extremist teams, which threaten our well-being.

‘The truth that, 75 years after the Holocaust, such teams are gaining affect in Germany speaks volumes.’ 

In a duplicate of a 35-minute video obtained by AFP the gunman filmed himself launching right into a diatribe in opposition to ladies and Jews, earlier than finishing up the assault.

The video’s authenticity has been confirmed by the SITE monitoring group however not by police. 

Rescued members of the Jewish community wait inside a bus near the scene of a shooting that has left two people dead

Rescued members of the Jewish group wait inside a bus close to the scene of a capturing that has left two folks lifeless

Police initially advised residents to shelter in their homes while they scoured the area for possible further attackers

Police initially suggested residents to shelter of their properties whereas they scoured the world for potential additional attackers

Police officers with an armoured vehicle block a road in Halle, Germany

Cops with an armoured automobile block a highway in Halle, Germany 

A helicopter takes off as police secure the area between Wiedersdorf and Landsberg near Halle, eastern Germany

A helicopter takes off as police safe the world between Wiedersdorf and Landsberg close to Halle, jap Germany

An officer leads a bomb-sniffing dog across the street in Halle, following reports that grenades were thrown by a gunman who targeted a synagogue in the city

An officer leads a bomb-sniffing canine throughout the road in Halle, following reviews that grenades have been thrown by a gunman who focused a synagogue within the metropolis

A helicopter lands as police secure the area between Wiedersdorf and Landsberg near Halle, eastern Germany. Gunshots were also reported in those two towns, which sit near Halle

A helicopter lands as police safe the world between Wiedersdorf and Landsberg close to Halle, jap Germany. Gunshots have been additionally reported in these two cities, which sit close to Halle

Police officers walk on a road in Halle, Germany, as they secure the area following an attack outside a synagogue

Cops stroll on a highway in Halle, Germany, as they safe the world following an assault outdoors a synagogue

Police guard a crime scene near a Synagogue after a shooting in Halle, Germany, which targeted Yom Kippur worshippers

Police guard a criminal offense scene close to a Synagogue after a capturing in Halle, Germany, which focused Yom Kippur worshippers

The gunman additionally revealed an anti-Semitic ‘manifesto’ on-line greater than per week in the past, in keeping with SITE director Rita Katz, who mentioned the doc confirmed footage of the weapons and ammunition he used.

Within the video, he was seen making an attempt to drive open the synagogue door earlier than capturing lifeless a feminine passer-by. He then tried unsuccessfully to blast open the gate of the Jewish cemetery with explosives.

The person was later seen capturing at a patron of a kebab store about 600 metres (yards) away from the synagogue.

Jewish group chief Max Privorotzki, who was within the Halle synagogue, advised the Stuttgarter Zeitung of the harrowing minutes as the positioning got here below assault.

‘We noticed via the digicam of our synagogue {that a} closely armed perpetrator sporting a metal helmet and rifle was making an attempt to shoot open our door.’

Between 70 and 80 folks have been within the synagogue then, Privorotzki mentioned.

‘We barricaded our doorways from inside and waited for the police,’ he mentioned, including that ‘in between, we carried on with our service.’ 

Armed officers help a woman to cross the street, stepping around shell casings which have been circled with spray paint on the floor

Armed officers assist a girl to cross the road, stepping round shell casings which have been circled with spray paint on the ground

Police block the area around the site of a shooting in Halle an der Saale, eastern Germany

Police block the world across the web site of a capturing in Halle an der Saale, jap Germany

Police say they have arrested one person in connection with the attack, but told resident to shelter in place while the manhunt continues (pictured, an ambulance at the scene

Police say they’ve arrested one individual in reference to the assault, however advised resident to shelter in place whereas the manhunt continues (pictured, an ambulance on the scene 

Police secure the area after a shooting in the eastern German city of Halle

Police safe the world after a capturing within the jap German metropolis of Halle

Amongst these within the synagogue have been 10 People, in addition to a number of Israelis, who had turned up in Halle particularly to hitch the small native inhabitants in celebrating Yom Kippur.

‘We have made it out with our lives, in well being and wonderful spirits,’ wrote Rebecca Blady, a Jewish American group chief, who was within the synagogue.

Yom Kippur – Judaism’s holiest day

Yom Kippur, or the Day of Atonement, is the holiest day in Judaism which is marked with an intensive 25-hour interval of fasting and prayer.

The vacation started Tuesday evening and was attributable to finish late Wednesday. The day sometimes includes 5 prayer classes, with followers inspired to repent for sins.

It’s celebrated all through the Jewish world, even by sometimes secular members of the religion. 

The proprietor of the kebab store, Rifat Tekin, in the meantime described the gunman as ‘calm like knowledgeable’.

‘Perhaps he has completed this many occasions. Like me making a kebab, he is doing this – like knowledgeable.’ 

Anti-terrorist prosecutors confirmed that they have been taking on the probe given ‘the actual significance of the case’ which concerned ‘violent acts that have an effect on the home safety of the Federal Republic of Germany’.

Wednesday’s shootings got here three months after the stunning assassination-style homicide of native pro-migrant politician Walter Luebcke within the western metropolis of Kassel, allegedly by a identified neo-Nazi.

Luebcke’s killing has deeply shaken Germany, elevating questions on whether or not it has did not take severely a rising menace from right-wing extremists.

Investigators have been probing the extent of suspect Stephan Ernst’s neo-Nazi ties and whether or not he had hyperlinks to the far-right militant cell Nationwide Socialist Underground (NSU).

Inside Minister Horst Seehofer final month warned of the rising hazard of the militant far proper, calling it ‘as huge a menace as radical Islamism’.    

A police officer stands guard next to a van close to which his colleagues are gathered near the site of the shooting in Halle

A police officer stands guard subsequent to a van near which his colleagues are gathered close to the positioning of the capturing in Halle

A police robot near the scene of a shooting that has left two people dead in Halle, Germany

A police robotic close to the scene of a capturing that has left two folks lifeless in Halle, Germany

Police forces walk along the wall to a Jewish cemetery near the scene of a shooting that has left two people dead in Halle

Police forces stroll alongside the wall to a Jewish cemetery close to the scene of a capturing that has left two folks lifeless in Halle

Armed officers were also deployed outside a synagogue in Dresden, around 90 miles from Halle, as a precautionary measure following the attack amid fears of copy-cats

Armed officers have been additionally deployed outdoors a synagogue in Dresden, round 90 miles from Halle, as a precautionary measure following the assault amid fears of copy-cats

Police officers secure a synagogue in Dresden, Germany, following a shooting 90 miles away in Halle

Cops safe a synagogue in Dresden, Germany, following a capturing 90 miles away in Halle

Police armed with sub-machine guns and wearing armour and helmets secure the area around a memorial commemorating the 1938 Crystal Night pogroms, close to the synagogue in Dresden as a precautionary measure

Police armed with sub-machine weapons and sporting armour and helmets safe the world round a memorial commemorating the 1938 Crystal Night time pogroms, near the synagogue in Dresden as a precautionary measure