Monument erected in Cologne for victims of racist terror in Hanau destroyed

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Monument erected in Cologne for victims of racist terror in Hanau destroyed

A swastika was drawn on posters of victims of the terrorist attack in Frankfurt.

Monument erected in Cologne for victims of racist terror in Hanau destroyed

In the city of Hanau, Germany, the monument built in Cologne to commemorate 9 people, including Turks, who lost their lives in the racist terrorist attack on February 19, 2020, was destroyed and the photographs of the victims were torn, and a swastika was drawn on posters of the victims in Frankfurt.

The memorial commemorating the victims of terror by the Rhine River in the Rodenkirchen district of Cologne was destroyed two days after the anniversary of the attack. The posters with photographs and names of the victims were torn down and thrown by the river.

While the police confirmed the attack in Cologne yesterday, the investigation, which was initially launched for damaging property, was transferred to the state security unit.

Swastika drawn in Frankfurt

In Frankfurt, it was noted that the swastika was drawn by an unidentified person or persons on the posters of those who lost their lives in the racist terrorist attack.

In a statement made by the police, it was stated that swastikas were drawn on posters with photographs of the victims with a thick felt-tip pen, and an investigation was launched into the incident.

9 people died in the racist terrorist attack

In the racist terrorist attack on two cafes in Hanau, Germany, on the night of February 19, 2020, 9 people, including 4 Turks, died.

In the operation organized by the special operations team, 43-year-old racist terrorist Tobias Rathjen and his 72-year-old mother were found dead in their homes.

It was recorded that the attacker Rathjen had a hunting certificate and left a video with a letter behind it.

“Racism is poison, hate is poison, and this poison exists in our society,” said Chancellor Angela Merkel about the attack. had found the explanation.

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