130017Z AUG 17


A 17-year-old boy hospitalized after an attack by Afghan men makes him the third person attacked in central Linz over the last month.


As the victim reported after the attack against the police, he had been approached by three men in the park. Since the 17- But did not understand their language, he ignored it – and suddenly faced a much larger group.

As witnesses described, the attackers had wrapped their fists with belts before they went off and beat the youths. Then the eight men took flight.
The victim suffered a tear on the forehead and bruises. It was delivered from the rescue to the accident hospital in Linz. According to witnesses, the attackers are Afghans, according to the police. The investigations are in full swing.


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