2020 Solingen killings

The 2020 Solingen killings occurred on 3 September 2020 at 11:45 am, police found five children dead in Solingen, a city in North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany.[1][2][3] The children were siblings aged eight, six, three, two and one.[1][2][3] They were discovered in a flat in a tower block in Hasseldelle.[1][2][3] The victims' 11-year-old brother survived.[1][2][3] The children's 27-year-old mother was seriously injured when she threw herself in front of a train in Dusseldorf.[1][2][3] She is being treated in hospital under police guard.[1][2][3]

2020 Solingen killings
LocationSolingen, North Rhine-Westphalia, Germany
Date3 September 2020

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  1. ^ a b c d e f "Germany children deaths: Bodies of five found in flat in Solingen". BBC News. 2020-09-03. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  2. ^ a b c d e f Hawker, Luke (2020-09-03). "German police discover five children dead at a home in the city of Solingen". Express.co.uk. Retrieved 2020-09-27.
  3. ^ a b c d e f Reuters Staff (2020-09-03). "Five children found dead in German flat, mother tried to kill herself". Reuters. Retrieved 2020-09-27.