A poster informs about pool rules in a public swimming pool in Munich, southern Germany, on January 12, 2016. AFP / dpa / Sven Hoppe
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A town in Germany has banned male asylum seekers from public swimming pools after complaints from women that they were being harassed by migrants, AFP learned Friday.Officials have gone personally to three asylum seeker shelters near the pools to deliver news of the ban and emphasize how people should behave in swimming pools, said the spokesman.A separate poll for public broadcaster ZDF also found that seven in 10 people fear that a record influx of asylum seekers will lead to more crime, compared to 62 percent in October.
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