Politician beaten unconscious by neo-Nazis opposed to refugee camp being built
Joachim Kebschull was struck from behind with a lump of timber which knocked him unconscious.
His attackers managed to escape.
The 61-year-old had to be treated in a local hospital.
The mayor of Oersdorf in the northern state of Schleswig-Holstein has received death threats in the past over the planned asylum seekers home.
Before the meeting on Thursday the mayor had received a threatening letter with the words: "Who doesn't want to hear must feel" and "Oersdorf for the Oersdorferners".
Two bomb threats had postponed earlier planning meeting attempts.
Police say the... read more
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