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German paper attacked for carrying Charlie Hebdo cartoons

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Berlin, Jan 11 (IANS) A German newspaper became the target of an arson attack early on Sunday following a terrorist attack on the French satirical magazine Charlie Hebdo, media reported.

Stones and a burning object were thrown into the building of Hamburger Morgenpost from its backyard shortly after 2:00 a.m. (0100 GMT), said the paper in the northern port city of Hamburg, Xinhua reported.

Some documents were damaged, but no one was injured. According to the police, two young men who behaved suspiciously in the area were arrested.

The paper reprinted cartoons published by the satirical weekly Charlie Hebdo after the terrorist attack in Paris.