The attack in Berlin: the Police have declared wanted a new suspect from Tunisia

Теракт в Берлине: Полиция объявила в розыск нового подозреваемого из Туниса

The suspect in the terrorist attack in Berlin on 19 December 2016 Anis Amri

German police announced in the search for a new suspect in the case of the attack in Berlin. This was announced by the Minister of internal Affairs of Germany Thomas de Mezieres, writes “UKRINFORM”.

“A new suspect. Looking for him,” said the Minister.

Search announced from midnight, it covers not only Germany, “and the whole Schengen area, the whole of Europe,” said de Maiziere.

He stressed that “the suspect is not necessarily a criminal”, what you should try to avoid mistakes.

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The Minister assured that the work is going in all directions, examines all the evidence. Police have already received more than 500 messages that may be useful to the investigation.

As specifies AFP, we are talking about a 24 year old native of Tunisia Anis Amri.

Attentat de Berlin: le suspect identifié comme le Tunisien Anis Amri #AFP

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We will remind that on Tuesday the police released the suspect native of Pakistan, who was detained in hot pursuit. Today it became known about the new suspect – a Tunisian.

The attack on visitors of the Christmas fair in Berlin took place on December 19. The truck ran into a crowd of people on the square near the memorial Church of Kaiser Wilhelm and traveled through fairs around 50-80 meters. 12 people were killed, 48 were wounded. Likely that among the dead are Ukrainian, but information is not yet officially confirmed.