Germans hail 'hero refugees' who caught suspected bomber
German politicians called on Wednesday for the 'hero refugees' who captured a fellow Syrian migrant suspected of planning a bomb attack on a Berlin airport to be honoured with a prestigious award, describing them as a model of integration.
The actions of the two Syrians who tied up the suspect in their flat in Leipzig and alerted police have been seized on as a rare good news story in the midst of the migration crisis facing Germany and Europe.
"The young men have earned the Federal Cross of Merit," Social Democrat defence expert Johannes Kahrs told Bild daily, adding they had... read more
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