Two Ukrainian males stabbed to demise by Russian in Germany, police report | EUROtoday

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Two Ukrainian males have been stabbed to demise in southern Germany, police mentioned Sunday, and a Russian man was arrested by authorities as a doable suspect within the killings.

The two Ukrainians, who have been 23 and 36 years outdated and lived within the southern German county of Garmisch-Partenkirchen, have been killed on the premises of a shopping mall within the village of Murnau in Upper Bavaria.

Shortly after the slayings on Saturday night, the police arrested a 57-year-old Russian on suspicion of homicide, German information company dpa reported.

The names of the victims and the suspect weren’t launched consistent with German privateness guidelines. The doable motive for the killings wasn’t but identified, authorities mentioned. It additionally wasn’t clear if the three males knew one another.

More than 1 million Ukrainian refugees got here to Germany since Russia launched a full-scale invasion of Ukraine in 2022. Germany can also be residence to a major Russian immigrant group and a pair of.5 million Russians of German ancestry who largely moved to the nation after the collapse of the Soviet Union within the early Nineteen Nineties.