Shocker: Suspect in German truck attack entered country as ‘refugee’ from Pakistan or Afghanistan

Shocker: Suspect in German truck attack entered country as ‘refugee’ from Pakistan or Afghanistan
Attack truck just right of center. Berlin, Dec 2016. (Image: Screen grab of View Live video, YouTube)

[Ed. – As night follows the day.  Apparently the guy has used different names, making it unclear as yet which exact refugee he is.  Fox observes that this will put more pressure on the Merkel government.  It has certainly put untimely death on 12 Germans already.]

The man believed to have driven a truck into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin Monday evening had come to Germany as a refugee from Pakistan this past February, multiple German media outlets reported.

The attack killed at least 12 people and left 48 others injured. …

Der Tagesspiegel reported that the suspect, whom the paper said was Afghan or Pakistani, was known to police for multiple minor offenses, but had not made the radar of anti-terror authorities. The dpa press agency reported that the suspect used multiple names, making it difficult for authorities to confirm his actual identity. …

The truck was registered in Poland, and police said it was believed to be stolen from a building site there. They didn’t give a specific location.

The Polish owner of the truck said he feared the vehicle, driven by his cousin, may have been hijacked.

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