Police may have arrested the wrong man who had run a truck through a crowd in a Christmas market in Germany. Police are saying they found the ID of a Tunisia man in the truck. At this point the attacker could still be on the run, there could also be more attacks by this man in the future.
“Der Spiegel reports that his identity document has been found by investigators under the driver’s seat in the truck cabin. The suspect was born in Tataouine, Tunisia in 1992, according to the report.
Bild, however, quoted police sources which suggest that Anis A. had several passports in different names with ages between 21 and 23.
All of the passports have surnames starting with the letter A, according to Allgemeine Zeitung Mainz. One of his aliases could be Ahmed A., the newspaper reports. The man’s German residence permit was reportedly issued in the state of North-Rhine Westphalia.
On Monday, a heavy truck rammed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring 48 others. Top German officials, including Chancellor Angela Merkel and Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere, called it a terrorist attack.”