Seven migrants have been arrested under the suspicion that they set a homeless man on fire at a Berlin subway station on Christmas Eve.
The 37-year-old man was sleeping at Schönleinstraße underground station when he was allegedly set on fire by the gang of migrants, six of which are Syrian, the seventh is Lybian.
The homeless man was able to survive and escape without any injuries after a train driver used a fire extinguisher to put out the blaze.
The migrants, ages 15 to 21, hopped onto a train to make their getaway, and were caught on camera laughing and joking at the heinous act they just committed.
Thomas Neuendorf, the vice chief of the press office at Berlin Police, told German newspaper Bild that detectives believe the 21-year-old is the main perpetrator in this attack.
A spokesman for Berlin Police said “the action of the young people is being regarded as attempted murder,” and an investigation has been launched.
A video of the migrants laughing and joking can be seen below:
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