Lonely Planet Writer

Patagonia hostel attacked by anti-Semitic group

Lago Puelo, Chubut.
Hostel in Lago Puelo, Chubut attacked. Image by Pablo Gimenez / CC BY-SA 2.0

The Onda Azul hostel in Argentine Patagonia has closed after an anti-Semitic group attacked the property on Monday, targeting a group of Israeli backpackers. The attackers, who are local residents, stormed the hostel for three hours, firing guns and throwing rocks and Molotov cocktails while yelling anti-Semitic slogans. Ten people were injured and all 200 guests were asked to leave the premises. Read more: argentinaindependent.com