Berlin market attack: IS Claims Responsibility; Police hunt Tunisian suspect
Germany, Berlin Market Attack: The terrorist group IS has claimed responsibility for The Christmas market attack in the Berlin, Germany. The German police have stepped up to seek attacker. The police officials are also looking for a person from Tunisia. His identity card was found in the truck. The attacker ran the truck into the crowd, in which 12 people were killed.
IS terror group linked to the Amaq news agency said, “a soldier of the Islamic State” who “carried out the attack in response to calls for targeting citizens of the Crusader coalition.”
From the scene of the attack, a 23-year-old Pakistani refugee was arrested as a suspect but in the absence of evidence was left on Tuesday night.Now raising concerns about the fact that where is the attacker, and he is still on the run. Germany’s Interior Minister Thomas de Maizière said: “we catch the culprits at all costs”.
Bomber on Monday with Poland’s number plate on the truck ran into the crowded Christmas market. 12 people were killed. 24 people injured in the attack are still hospitalised. 14 of them in a critical condition. The incident on July 14 this year in the French city Nice was reminiscent of a similar attack. A similar incident happened were a Tunisian origin bomber ran the truck among the crowd. 86 people were killed in the attack.