2016 Berlin attack

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Event.png 2016 Berlin attack (Vehicular assault,  truck hijacking,  stabbing,  shooting,  mid-level deep event?) Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
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Aftermath
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Date19 December 2016
LocationBreitscheidplatz,  Berlin,  Germany
Deaths12
Injured (non-fatal)49
DescriptionReported truck hijacking in Berlin attributed to ISIL.

The 2016 Berlin attack occurred on the evening of 19 December 2016. The BBC reported the next day that ISIL had claimed responsibility for the attack.[1]

Official narrative

Wikipedia names Anis Amri as the "assailant", but as of January 2019 did not have a separate page for him. CNN reported that "The suspect’s identity papers were found inside the truck."[2]

Companions

The market the morning after the attack, with the truck and the yellow bus

A German court issued an arrest warrant for Meher D., who allegedly led Anis Amri to commit the attack.[3]

Response

London's "Ring Of Steel" plan was floated after the 2016 Berlin attack.

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