On Easter Sunday a Muslim man screaming “Allahu akbar” threw a firecracker in church during mass. A panic ensued with 24 people injured.
According to the police, the "obviously mentally confused man" disturbed the Easter Mass in Ludwigsvorstadt / Munich. The police report said the man "gesticulating and noisily shouting unclear words, which frightened the Mass visitors who were within earshot. Some of these worshipers then fled the church. Animated by this behavior, more visitors followed them in the direction of exits. "Because of these" uncontrolled reactions of several people at the same time "about 24 people suffered minimal injuries, but they could continue to attend the service after outpatient treatment on site. "The man was arrested and had been arrested by previously arrived police forces in the church.