German AfD Lawmaker Severely Injured in Bremen Street Attack
A member of parliament for Germany’s (AfD) party was severely beaten in the street in Bremen on Monday evening in what police said was probably a politically motivated attack.
Frank Magnitz, who is also the AfD’s Bremen chairman, was seriously injured by three masked men who knocked him out with a piece of wood and kicked him in the head as he lay on the ground, the AfD’s branch in the city said in a statement on Facebook. A passing construction worker stepped in to end the attack, the party said.
The Bremen prosecutors’ office and a unit of the Federal Crime Office responsible for probing politically motivated incidents are investigating, Bremen police said.
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