21:07 GMT +327 February 2017
    Migrants lean out of windows as their train arrives in Freilassing, Germany September 28, 2015

    Swedish Media Downplayed Death of Young Woman Pushed Under Train in Berlin

    © REUTERS/ Dominic Ebenbichler
    Get short URL

    A 20-year-old woman died after being pushed in front of a train at the Ernst-Reuter-Platz underground subway station in Berlin on Tuesday night.

    The shocking incident took place when the young woman was standing on the platform waiting for her train and she was pushed infront of an oncoming train by a 28-year-old Hamburg man born of Iranian descent. After he pushed the woman, shocked witnesses ran toward him and held him back so that he couldn't escape.

    The Swedish press reported the tragic incident in no specific details. Meanwhile, German newspaper Berliner Zeitung reported that the offender was said to have been in Berlin only a few hours. He had come from Hamburg and was seeking a place to stay in Berlin.

    According to the reports he was denied a bed, because the hotel was fully booked so he went to the subway station.

    Several witnesses told the newspaper that they saw the man at the station, just a few moments before he pushed the young woman so that she ended up on the tracks right in front of the train. The woman died instantly due to her injuries.

    “We can confirm that the woman was living in Germany and that she had both German and Swedish citizenships,” Veronica Nordlund at the Foreign Ministry's press office told Swedish website DN.

    According to the German newspaper the man and his victim were strangers.

    The 28-year-old offender was under some sort of surveillance earlier before the tragic event, Berliner Zeitung reported.

    According to Spiegel, quoting Martin Steltner, the Berlin public prosecutor had sentenced the man back in 2002 for violent crimes in Hamburg.

    A police spokesman in Berlin said that the motive of the act was not clear. Images from surveillance cameras at the site will be uncovered shortly. The event was classified as murder and the man was transferred to a hospital for psychiatric treatment.


    Over 18,800 Migrants Arrive in Europe by Sea in First Days of January
    Europe One Year On: A Million Migrants, a Million Lives, Still no Solution‏
    Scores of Kurdish Migrants Return Home After Disappointment in Europe
    773,000 Migrants Arrived in Europe Via Mediterranean in 2015, 3,500 Drowned
    violent crime, prosecution, train, migrants, Der Spiegel, Germany, Berlin
    Community standardsDiscussion
    Comment via FacebookComment via Sputnik
    • Сomment

    All comments

    • Aon Duine
      She wasn't murdered! She was "Culturally Enriched". Stop your Islamaphobic propaganda!
    • avatar
      Marques rouges
      This is the Coudenhove-Kalergi Plan in action ! Merkel won the Kalergi Prize in 2010 !

      From wikipedia : In his book Praktischer Idealismus (Practical Idealism), Richard Coudenhove-Kalergi wrote:

      “The man of the future will be of mixed race. Today's races and classes will gradually disappear .... The Eurasian-Negroid.... race of the future, similar in its appearance to the Ancient Egyptians, will replace the diversity of peoples with a diversity of individuals.”

      “... European Jewry, ... a future leader-nation... developed into a spiritual nobility of Europe.”

      This is massive immigration for you... 1. no borders 2. ethnic cleansing of local peoples 3. Jewish leadership
    • avatar
      rmukarutabanain reply toAon Duine(Show commentHide comment)
      Aon Duine, Yes, wasn't she...
      How long with Western Europe hide her poor head in the sand? They are under invasion, and they dare not speak out? Sweep everything under the rug?
    • More to come and more cover-up by the police and government. Welcome to your new world Germans it's too late to change. Thank Frau Merkel and her party for this
    • Baybars
      This guy has been in Europe prior to 2002, fourteen years. Why are you lumping him in with the current influx of people? Lots of nice white people do crazy stuff like this and then are carted off to the nut house but you never hear about them.

      Is this just to bolster the numbers and make a point? A few more sticks in the fire of public panic? Who ever puts this series of stories together has an agenda and it certainly is not to promote brotherly love.
    • altair451
      He was looking for a place in Berlin; now he has one. In the local jail.
    Show new comments (0)