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Ukraine protesters seen on video firebombing synagogue

By Mason White 2:47 PM February 25, 2014
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By: Sanvi Rizvi
(Scroll down for video) Anti-semitic attacks escalated overnight in Ukraine, with the firebombing of a synagogue, a video uploaded to the Internet showed.

Police said that the synagogue has been firebombed following the mass protests that toppled President Viktor Yanukovych.

The Giymat Rosa Synagogue in Zaporizhia, which is located 250 miles southeast of Kiev, was attacked by unknown vandals. No one was injured in the attack.

Officials of the synagogue said that the structure suffered damage as a result of the attack. Security forces found pieces of a glass bottle, probably used as a Molotov cocktail, at the scene.

Police said that they were searching for the suspects, but so far, no arrests have been made.