UK: Four Jewish boys badly beaten in antisemitic attack in Manchester
7/9/2015- A teenage boy was battered unconscious and three young men were also assaulted during an anti-Semitic attack at a tram stop, police say. The four victims were injured by three thugs at Bowker Vale Metrolink station in north Manchester at around 11.30pm on Saturday night, September 5. Officers are treating the incident as a hate crime. The worst affected was a 17-year-old, who lost consciousness during the attack and remains in hospital suffering from a suspected bleed to the brain. Police are treating the serious assault as grievous bodily harm with intent. Three others, aged 18, 18, and 20, were also attacked during the incident. Forensics teams remained at Bowker Vale stop on Monday morning and tram services travelling towards Bury were unable to call at the station. The stop was reopened shortly after 11am. Police believe that three men were responsible for the attack. They approached the four victims then verbally and physically assaulted them.
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