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Two of them were arrested Monday night. According to the prosecutor, “they do not recognize the facts.”
Tram, Mulhouse (photo illustration). (Thierry Gachon / Maxppp)
Three teenagers aged 14, 16 and 17 were in custody Sunday, January 6th evening at Mulhouse ( Haut-Rhin ). They are believed to have attacked and damaged a train tram shots projectiles and Molotov cocktails.
Presented Monday afternoon to a judge, they were indicted Monday night for “destruction of property by fire with means dangerous to the safety of persons” and, if the prosecution had requested the detention of three suspects Only two of them were arrested, according to ” TF1 News . “the” attempted murder “has been selected for any of the three.
A dozen men attacked the train
“They do not recognize the facts,” had told Reuters late in the day Monday, prosecutor Mulhouse, Hervé Robin, noting that the video and the smell of gasoline on their clothes were so many elements to load .
The incident dates back to Saturday evening, shortly after 20:30 in the sensitive area of ??Coteaux. Noting the presence of an obstacle on the road, the driver of the tram passengers has revealed. Then a dozen people attacked the train, throwing projectiles and Molotov cocktails. The driver, who was not injured, was quickly extinguished a fire. The train was seriously damaged, six windows and a door were broken.
“A new level of violence”
The police quickly arrested three minors on site, two of which were already known for acts of violence. “The authors have deliberately threw Molotov cocktails into the windshield, where it reached a new level of violence,” said a police source.
This episode occurs while Mulhouse was the scene of several recent episodes of urban violence, including the latest during the New Year’s Eve (cars burned, stoned police and firefighters). Following these events, the Interior Ministry has sent a hundred to Mulhouse CRS Further, for a period of two months.
[Sensitive areas typically means areas of a city populated by Muslims. Ed]