The assertion of a far-right politician that he was allegedly hit with bars and a kick during an assault seems to have been contradicted by published CCTV images by the German authorities.

Frank Magnitz, chairman of the Alternative Party für Deutchland (AfD), said that he had been attacked with a wooden bar or that he had been kicked in the head after attending a reception at Bream.

Mr Magnitz claimed that there was an attempt to assassinate leftist extremists in an interview with the Die Welt newspaper. He also said that the beating was probably perpetrated by left-wing extremists.

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The sequence shows three unidentified men, with the hood lifted, following Mr. Magnitz in a passage.

One of the men hits him from behind and the three fled while the politician falls to the ground.

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"We believe that all injuries result from the fall," said a spokesman for the prosecutor's office in Bremen.

He added that there was no evidence that the far right person was attacked with a wooden bar or that he was kicked to the head.

The AfD had previously posted a photo on Twitter after the assault, showing the politician on a stretcher with a deep forehead wound and a bruised left eye.

Cela a incité des personnalités publiques issues de tous les horizons politiques à condamner l'attaque.

Mais un porte-parole du parti a maintenant déclaré à la Funke Mediengruppe chaîne de journaux que l'AfD aurait écrit un communiqué de presse différent basé sur ses informations actuelles.

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Ils ont affirmé que des barres de bois avaient été utilisées lors de l'attaque, qui provenaient d'un ouvrier du bâtiment sur les lieux, bien qu'il n'y ait aucune preuve de cela dans les images.

La police a déclaré qu'elle poursuivait néanmoins son enquête sur l'incident et l'a décrit comme une attaque à motivation politique.

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