Berlin truck attack: Manhunt across Europe for suspect

Source: BBC

A manhunt is under way across Europe’s Schengen states after prosecutors identified a suspect in the lorry attack on a Berlin Christmas market.

As an arrest warrant circulated, German prosecutors named him as Tunisian man Anis Amri, 24, and warned that he could be armed and dangerous.

His residence permit was found in the cab of the lorry.

It has emerged that he was reported to counter-terrorism police last month and had been facing deportation since June.

Reports suggest he may have been injured in a struggle with the lorry driver, found murdered in the cab. The attack claimed 12 lives in all.

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