18:26 GMT16 April 2021
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    The Ministry of Foreign Affairs of Poland confirmed Polish citizenship of the pregnant woman killed in the machete attack in the south German town of Reutlingen.

    MOSCOW (Sputnik) — The incident occurred on Sunday near Reutlingen’s central bus terminal when a 21-year-old Syrian asylum seeker attacked a 42-year-old pregnant Pole with a machete. The attack left the woman dead and five more people injured. Police managed to detain the assailant, who had a previous criminal record.

    "Unfortunately, our consular services received the sad news from the German police that the victim of the attack in Reutlingen was a citizen of Poland," Polish Foreign Ministry spokesman Rafal Sobczak said, as quoted by the Polish Television.


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