Chapel in St. Radegund Damaged by Vandals

Country: Austria

Date of incident: January 1, 2017

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On New Year's Eve, unknown perpetrators vandalized a chapel, damaging a statue of the Virgin Mary and burned prayer books and wooden objects nearby. Damages are estimated at around 1,000 euros. Police are investigating.

Source: ORF