Chancellor Merkel, call your office:
Seven migrants arrested after a sleeping homeless man was set on fire on Christmas Eve in Berlin https://t.co/oTqfweETbC
— Daily Mail Online (@MailOnline) December 27, 2016
The Daily Mail reports that the 7 men — 6 from Syria and 1 from Libya — were arrested after being seen celebrating their crime on surveillance video:
After torching the homeless man, the suspected assailants hopped onto a train to make their getaway.
CCTV footage captured them watching and laughing as the man was burning on the platform.
It appeared they were celebrating, according to local press.
Remarkably, the victim escaped almost unscathed, thanks to the rapid intervention of several witnesses.
Here’s the video of the suspects laughing it up on the train:
— Max Schneider (@MaxxSchneider) December 26, 2016