Sunday, October 14, 2018
4 African migrants attack German train driver and several passengers over a cigarette
On Thursday morning, 4 African men attacked several travellers on an S26 suburban train. A 24-year-old German man had to be admitted to hospital with a broken nose.
According to initial findings, a physical altercation between 4 people at the Südkreuz railway station, the S-Bahn line S26, took place around 9:20 am.
On the train, the 4 Africans, an Ethiopian and the 3 Somalis, got into an argument with other passengers. A man from the group of migrants is said to have suddenly kicked the neck of a Berliner who was complaining about a lit cigarette.
When other witnesses tried to intervene, another Berlin man was injured. The 24-year-old had to be admitted to hospital with a fractured nose and other facial injuries.
Shortly after a witness at the suburban train station Priesterweg pulled the emergency brake on the suburban train.
Police arrested the 4 migrants. Before that, they're also said to have attacked the train driver of the suburban train. The police initiated investigations into grievous bodily harm.
at 9:23 AM