German synagogue shooting suspect goes on trial

A man accused of murdering two people when he opened fire on a German synagogue on the Jewish holy day of Yom Kippur last year went on trial on Tuesday. The 28-year-old, identified as Stephan B., has confessed to the crime, prosecutors say. He was led into the courtroom by armed police.
The gunman shot at the synagogue in Halle, eastern Germany with the aim of killing as many as possible of the more than 50 worshippers inside, prosecutors say.


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