German Police Sought Help in 2007 FBI Saw Racist Motive Behind Killings of Ethnic Turks

For years, German police were baffled by the nine murders of ethnic Turks and one Greek man committed by the Zwickau cell of neo-Nazi terrorists. According to information obtained by SPIEGEL, they even asked the FBI for help. The profilers submitted a report clearly stating that the victims were killed because of their ethnic origin.
The scene of a 2004 bombing attack on a store in Cologne's Keupstrasse in 2004: German authorities sought the FBI's help in evaluating the threat.

The scene of a 2004 bombing attack on a store in Cologne's Keupstrasse in 2004: German authorities sought the FBI's help in evaluating the threat.

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