Fire damages German infectious disease institute

Bottles and incendiary devices were thrown at the facade of a building belonging to the Robert Koch Institute in Berlin. The government agency has been at the forefront of the fight against COVID-19 in Germany.

A Robert Koch Institute (RKI) building in Berlin was targeted with incendiary devices in the early hours of Sunday, police in the German capital said.

A security guard noticed people throwing bottles at the building, located on General-Pape-Strasse in Berlin’s Tempelhof neighborhood, at around 2:40 a.m.

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Source: DW