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Anti-Migrant Violence: Bettina Joerg and Heilbronn Prosecutors

anti-migrant violence: A 25-year-old Iraqi and a 19-year-old Syrian were also lightly injured, according to Metro News. Bettina Joerg, spokeswoman for Heilbronn prosecutors, said Tuesday that the suspect was drunk and wanted to send a signal about the current refugee policy. The 70-year-old, who has German and Russian citizenship, seriously wounded a 17-year-old Afghan in the attack Saturday near a church in the city of Heilbronn. Germany has seen a rise in anti-migrant violence following the arrival of over a million refugees in recent years. Joerg said the suspect is being investigated for dangerous bodily harm rather than attempted homicide because the assumption is he didn't intend to kill. ( As reported in the news.