Indyplus video: Germany's new eurosceptic party leader attacked by far-left activists


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The Independent Online

Bernd Lucke, a university professor and head of the recently formed Eurosceptic Alternative for Germany (AfD) party and his colleagues were set upon by three masked men in their early to mid-20s in Bremen on Saturday.


The gang pushed 51-year-old Mr Lucke off the podium and attacked AfD members with pepper spray. One party member was wounded with a knife as he pursued the attackers and 16 people suffered breathing difficulties. Watch footage of the violent rally in the video below: