"Six adults attacked a 17-year-old girl in Berlin for not wearing a face-covering on a tram, beating her so hard she had to be taken to a hospital, reports state.
The attack took place on Saturday evening after the girl reportedly refused to wear a mask on a tram in the Berlin district of Prenzlauer Berg.
The unidentified girl who was travelling with her friends was initially racially abused when she refused to wear a mask after being told it was a legal requirement by the other passengers, reports claim.
Die Welt notes that once the girl left the train a group of three men and three women attacked her, punching and kicking her multiple times, and she even had some of her hair torn out. The 17-year-old female victim went to hospital because of her injuries.
The attackers initially managed to leave the scene. Later, one of the three male attackers was identified by police officers from a recording the victim made of the incident.
All three of the male attackers, aged between 42 and 51, were found by the police in a local pub later on Saturday evening, and some were said to be intoxicated and at least one was in possession of illegal drugs. The three women remain at large.
Germany’s current coronavirus restrictions mandate that travelers must 'must wear a medical or FFP [filtering face piece] mask' on 'public transport', as well as having a Covid pass – that means to be either 'recovered from COVID' a 'fully vaccinated persons' or have a negative coronavirus test result.
Vaccine passports are not yet a requirement in Germany, however, neighboring state Austria, who forced unvaccinated people to stay in lockdown in January 2022, voted to make vaccines mandatory for all adults aged over 18, with fines in place for those who refuse the jab, as Breitbart has reported."
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