Six were injured, three severely, when 30-year-old motorist drove into series of vehicles |
A man who shouted “Allahu Akbar” has been detained and is being investigated for attempted murder.
Aug 19, 2020
The Independent – Prosecutors in Germany suspect a series of crashes that brought a Berlin motorway to a standstill recently was an “Islamist” terror attack.
Six people were injured, three of them severely, when a motorist drove into a number of vehicles along a stretch of the German capital’s motorway in a black Opel Astra.
“According to the current state of our investigation, this was an Islamist-motivated attack,” the local prosecutor’s office said.
The 30-year-old man detained by police officials is Iraqi, according to Germany’s DPA agency.
Investigators earlier cited possible “religious” motivations for the incident. One local prosecution official said the incident was a suspected “Islamist” act.
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