October 11, 2019 / 9:17 AM / 8 days ago

Accused German synagogue shooter has admitted crime: prosecutors

People place candles at the synagogue in Halle, Germany October 10, 2019, after two people were killed in a shooting. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

BERLIN (Reuters) - The man accused of killing two people in a shooting near a synagogue in the eastern German city of Halle has admitted his crime and having an anti-Semitic motive, Germany’s federal prosecutor’s office said on Friday, confirming media reports.

Reporting by Tassilo Hummel; Editing by Michelle Martin

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