November 11, 1999 |
A spurned suitor killed himself a day after fatally shooting six members of a Turkish family in the northern German city of Bielefeld. The man shot himself in the head after leading police on a chase, authorities said. Police said the gunman, a 34-year-old Turk identified only as Mehmet K., shot three women and three men in their apartment Tuesday night, apparently after the family turned down his request to marry one of the women. Mehmet K.
February 14, 1991 |
Left-wing terrorists firing across the Rhine River sprayed the U.S. Embassy with bullets Wednesday night, causing minor damage and no injuries, authorities said. The Red Army Faction claimed responsibility for the attack and linked it to the Persian Gulf War in a letter found in a plastic bag near a house across the river from the embassy, according to the federal prosecutor's office. No arrests were made.
February 18, 1999 |
Israeli security guards opened fire Wednesday on club-wielding Kurds who had stormed the Israeli Consulate here, killing three protesters, wounding 15 and provoking fears of escalating violence among the despairing, stateless people.