The main suspect in the attack on a Christmas market in Berlin Anis Amri was performing this attack, the interior Minister of Germany said on Thursday.
His fingerprints were found in the cab of the truck, which crashed into the market on Monday, resulting in 12 people were killed and 48 were wounded, interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said at a press conference.
Amri is in the international wanted list. Authorities have offered a reward of up to 100 thousand Euro for information about his whereabouts. Authorities also found a fingerprint "beyond the doors of the truck and inside." German police conduct raids in cities across the country, including a shelter for refugees in Emmerich in North Rhine-Westphalia, where Amri is believed to have remained. Meanwhile, it was released vydeo, which is seen like a truck at full speed crashed into a Christmas market.
According to files, who came from Germany, Amri had the network set ISIS in Germany. Amri spoke with the radical circle in Germany using encryption through the app Telegram, is a police informer inside the group told investigators. The main figure in the network, Ahmad Abdullah Abdulaziz is a 32-year-old citizen of Iraq, also known as Abu Walaa - and four others were arrested and charged with terrorism offences in November. Members of the network of Abu Walaa also discussed a truck full of petrol and with bomb inside the cabin, according to the documents. Amri, believed to have been in Germany since July of 2015, having moved there from Italy.
Speaking with de Maiziere, German Chancellor Angela Merkel acknowledged that Germany "is a target for Islamic terrorists." German authorities are working in full force to find the suspect, according to her, along with other countries "who are familiar with the problems of terrorist attacks."
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