Germany: 20 year old gas station worker murdered over asking a customer to wear a face mask

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A gas station worker in the town of Idar-Oberstein, Rhineland-Palatinate, lost his life after a dispute with a customer over COVID-19 measures, police said Monday.

According to the police report, a 49-year-old man is suspected of having shot the gas station employee Saturday evening, over a mask-wearing requirement at the establishment.

The man is said to have entered the gas station to make a purchase without wearing a face mask and the 20-year-old employee asked him to comply with the regulation. The two allegedly got into an argument, which prompted the maskless man to leave.

www.dw.com/en/germany-gas-station-employee-killed-over-a-face-mask/a-59244387

“He was killed because of a face mask, a face mask the customer did not want to put on. I’m sorry but I have no understanding for this person who felt rejected. I’m also wearing a face mask and I have to endure restrictions. Everyone has to endure restrictions. But the majority of people respect them.”

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The suspect gave himself up at a police station and, according to prosecutors. He said coronavirus measures were causing him stress.

On Tuesday (September 21) politicians responded to messages circulating on social media from far-right groups who deny the coronavirus which showed sympathy towards the shooter.

news.yahoo.com/germans-shocked-covid-mask-row-155534640.html

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