Migrant crisis: Grenade thrown at asylum hostel in Germany
entified attackers threw a live hand grenade at a migrant hostel in south-western Germany, officials say.
The grenade was found during the night near buildings housing 170 people in the town of Villingen-Schwenningen. Its pin had been pulled out but the explosives failed to detonate.
Justice Minister Heiko Maas said it was a new level of “hate and violence”.
There were 1,005 attacks on refugee homes in Germany last year – five times more than in 2014.
Some of the migrants at the Villingen-Schwenningen hostel were evacuated while bomb disposal experts carried out a controlled explosion.
Police spokesman Thomas Kalmbach said it was “just luck” no-one was hurt.
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