Rostock-Lichtenhagen: How the right-wing extremist attack unfolded in 25 years ago
Saturday, August 22: Riots erupt
People gather in front of the "Sunflower House," the city's central admission center for asylum seekers. The scene turns violent when some 200 in the crowd begin throwing stones. By 2 a.m., the police deploy water cannon, temporarily bringing the situation under control several hours later.