A gunman in Germany today opened fire on a crowd of worshippers in a synagogue — and worse, he livestreamed the whole thing on Twitch.
The attack took place at a synagogue and kebab shop in Halle.
It seems fairly obvious why the attack took place today: it’s Yom Kippur, the holiest day of the year in Judaism.
The shooter went on a barely-understandable rant during the livestream, the hateful content of which included invectives against feminism and a denial of the Holocaust.
About five people watched the broadcast while it was live, and the video automatically generated after the stream ended was viewed by 2,200 people in the 30 minutes it took Twitch to discover and remove it.
Twitch also said it’s working with outside agencies to attempt to keep the vid of the attack from spreading: