A new wave of far-right protests broke out in Germany today after a second man was killed "in a fight with Afghans."
The 22-year-old reportedly suffered heart failure and died after a fight broke out in a playground in Koethen, eastern Germany.
Eyewitnesses said the man and his brother were involved in a discussion between three Afghan men, but police said the "concrete circumstances" are still unknown. of death.
It comes after another man was stabbed to death in Chemnitz just two weeks ago, sparking violent protests from the far right throughout the country.
The mourners (pictured) gather at the site of a deadly fight in Koethen, southwest of the German capital after a man died last night
Two Afghan men, aged between 18 and 20, were arrested after the 22-year-old German died, but police say the exact circumstances of the death are unknown.
Hundreds of mourners (in the photo) participated in a march of mourning in the city today: supporters of the extreme right and extreme left began the protests
A Syrian and an Iraqi man were arrested after the 35-year-old was killed on Aug. 26, the BBC reported.
Two Afghans, aged 18 and 20, have now been arrested after the death of the second man last night.
Police and prosecutors said: "Two Afghans were provisionally detained on suspicion of murder."
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At nightfall in Koethen, both right-wing and left-wing protesters began to gather to demonstrate.
A vigil and mourning march for the 22-year-old, named by local media such as Markus B, also took place today at the scene of the fight.
A member of the new right-wing party Die Republikaner attends the right-wing protest in Koethen, Germany this afternoon
New wave of far-right protests (pictured) comes after violent riots broke out in Chemnitz on August 26 after a German man was stabbed
A Syrian and an Iraqi were arrested after the 35-year-old was killed two weeks ago, sparking the dramatic demonstrations.
The newspaper Mitteldeutsche Zeitung reported that the man died as a result of acute heart failure, as revealed by an autopsy today.
The prime minister of Saxony-Anhalt, home of Koethen, said the protests should not be like Chemnitz's.
Reiner Haseloff said: "Despite all the excitement, every attempt to convert Koethen, as it is said on the Internet, into a second Chemnitz, must be rejected."
The left-wing protesters also came en masse to protest after the 22-year-old's death, appointed by local media as Markus B
Germany remains deeply divided on the decision of Chancellor Angela Merkel three years ago to allow the entry of more than one million migrants
A dispute over the veracity of reports that supporters of immigrants persecuted by the far right in Chemnitz have inflamed tensions over immigration in Merkel's "grand coalition"
Germany is deeply divided over Chancellor Angela Merkel's 2015 decision to allow more than one million immigrants, many of them refugees from the wars in Syria, Iraq and Afghanistan.
A dispute over the veracity of reports that supporters of ultra-rightist migrants harassed in Chemnitz has inflamed tensions over immigration in the 'grand coalition'. Merkel only two months after having reached a truce with his brother Bavarian party on the same subject.
Interior Minister Horst Seehofer of the Christian Social Union of Bavaria (CSU) said on Wednesday: "Migration is the mother of all problems."