Sweden sees rash of arson attacks against refugee facilities
- A fire at a retirement home in Oderljunga marked as a potential site for refugee accommodation was the latest in a string of arson attacks across the country.
- More than a dozen such fires have been reported across the country over the last seven months, with police indicating all have been arson.
- The attacks come as Sweden prepares to accept up to 190,000 asylum seekers, second only to Germany in Europe.
“Fresh arson fears as refugee home burns” (The Local)
“Arson Attacks at Asylum Homes Raise Fears in Tolerant Sweden” (AP via ABC News)
“Arsonists attack another migrant centre in Sweden” (AFP via Yahoo! News)
(Image Credit: Adam Ihse/AFP, via Yahoo! News)