The day of rage continues.

Via Express:

A synagogue was attacked by around 20 masked men while hosting a youth party in Gothenburg, Sweden, local media have reported.

Police arrived at the scene, where Jewish students had taken refuge in the basement.

A police spokesman said: “There are several molotov cocktails that have been thrown against the synagogue.

“It’s about bottles and gasoline.”

A fire broke out between vehicles in the car park, fire fighter Kristoffer Wahter told local news.

No injuries were caused and the building did not catch fire, Police inspector Peter Nordengard said.

Initial local media reports suggest the group was around 20 men wearing masks carried out the attack.

He said: “We are in place with a number of units.”

Online police have said: “We do not know much more than there are several molotov cocktails that have been thrown against the synagogue.”

Authorities have asked for asked for information on possible suspects from the local community.

Security forces arrived at the scene around 10.10pm local time (9.10pm GMT).

The incident comes after protests in nearby Malmo were reported to by shout anti-Semitic chants while protests Donald Trump’s decision to recognise Jerusalem as the capital of Israel.

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