In the Bamberg anchor centre have triggered riots and a fire in a police operation. A total of eleven people had been injured, said the authority. Eight suspects were arrested.

according to police data, residents of the facility were attacked in the early Morning, security staff, and then in a building barricaded. The first police patrol had been pelted at your Arrival with paving stones and other items, it said. Many forces came and surrounded the building, investigators said.

in the Meantime, had broken out in an apartment in the building there is a fire. The residents left the house. The officers arrested eight suspects on a provisional basis. The police investigated for serious violation, serious arson and other offences against the men. Before the Assault on the security staff there had been in the building a disturbance of the peace.

of Almost a hundred officers in the use of

Details on the reasons behind the incident are still unclear, as well as the cause of the fire. Nine people were treated for smoke inhalation, a police officer was hit by an object and easily hurt. Also, a suspect, the inhabitants of which bore slight injuries. A total of one hundred officials were almost in use, including officials of a special task force of middle Franconia. Investigators estimate the damage at about € 100,000.

at the beginning of August, seven transit centers or facilities had been converted in Bavaria in the so-called anchor centers. The facilities are expected to accelerate asylum procedures by migrants who have no right to stay. The facility in Bamberg offers space for up to 3400 people. Currently, there are around 1250 asylum seekers living there, according to police.


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