Fires Set in Nordhausen Church

Country: Germany

Date of incident: May 18, 2019

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



Police announced on May 19th that a tablecloth had been set on fire in the vestibule of St. Blasii's Evangelical church in Nordhausen during the night of May 18th. Fortunately, it did not catch fire completely. There were also traces of fire on a cordon to the church balcony. The professional fire brigade used a thermal imaging camera to scan other areas for evidence of fires. Police are now looking for witnesses who may have seen something suspicious.

Source: Police press release