German Prosecutors Suspect Arson in Refugee Center Fire

April 4, 2015 2:08 PM

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German authorities say they suspect someone deliberately set fire to a building that was meant to house refugees in the eastern town of Troeglitz.

German news agency dpa reported Saturday that the fire overnight destroyed attic rooms in what prosecutor Joerg Wilkmann described as "particularly serious arson." Police said they were investigating a political motive.

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