A man was arrested on suspicion of injuring four people after he drove his car into pedestrians in the German city of Bottrop, Tuesday, in what authorities believe could be a xenophobic attack.
The vehicle ploughed into a group of pedestrians in a crowded plaza of Bottrop a few minutes after midnight on New Year's Eve, hitting four of them. One of the victims is still in hospital, according to... Еще reports.
The driver continued on towards the neighbouring city of Essen, where he targeted another group of people before being stopped by the police.
The victims included Syrian and Afghan nationals, according to police sources cited in media reports.