Chapel Destroyed with Fire Extinguisher

Country: Germany

Date of incident: January 22, 2020

Category: Social Hostility / Intolerance

Attack against: Faith

Area of case: Private



On January 22nd, an unknown perpetrator destroyed the prayer room of the Christuskirche in Lüdenscheid using a fire extinguisher. He entered the chapel between 4:00 and 6:00 in the afternoon, when it was open to the general public, and sprayed the contents of the fire extinguisher all over the floor, walls, and furniture. The damage is estimated at approximately 500 euros. The local police are looking for witnesses to this incident, described as a "special case of senseless destructive rage."

Source: Come-On.de