Sunday, May 26, 2019
Italy: Muslim migrant sets fire to police station killing 2 seniors, injuring others
2 people are dead, 2 others are seriously injured and 16 people suffered smoke inhalation after a fire at local police station near Modena overnight led to an explosion at a flat in the same building, sources said on Tuesday.
The deceased are an 84-year-old woman and her 74-year-old carer. The initial fire's suspected to have been caused by arson and a young person from Morocco's been detained, according to the sources.
"Young North African immigrant arrested for the blaze that devastated the office of the local police in Mirandola," Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini said via Twitter
Deputy Premier and Interior Minister Matteo Salvini tweeted out a strong condemnation of the attack and renewed his vow to stop illegal immigration in Italy "as a moral duty".
at 11:16 AM