The investigators believe that the truck driver rammed a crowd of visitors to the Christmas fair in Berlin, went on people deliberately. This was reported in Twitter of the police of the German capital.
Also the police said that “all measures are taken to accelerate the investigation of a suspected terrorist attack.”
Earlier, the Minister of internal Affairs of Germany Thomas de maizière said that, there are many indications that it was a terrorist attack.
The incident occurred on Monday evening, December 19. The crowd of visitors of the Christmas fair was hit by a truck, then the driver tried to escape, but was captured. The second man, who was in the cockpit during the impact, died. In total victims of collisions of steel of 12 persons,
According to unofficial data, the culprit — a native of Afghanistan or Pakistan. Sources said that the detainee came into their field of vision, but not because of ties to terrorism, and after the Commission of criminal offences of minor gravity.
The truck could be stolen in Poland. Initially, the machine made a flight from Italy to Berlin. The carrier is based in Ablemarle, South of Szczecin.