2016 Berlin attack

From Wikispooks
Jump to navigation Jump to search

Event.png 2016 Berlin attack (Vehicular assault,  truck hijacking,  stabbing,  shooting,  mid-level deep event?) Rdf-entity.pngRdf-icon.png
2016 Berlin attack.jpg
Berlin location map.svg
Date19 December 2016
LocationBreitscheidplatz,  Berlin,  Germany
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]


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]


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

80 pounds thermometer.png
As of 5 May 2021, our Patrons are giving £80/month, which is 4/5 of our webhosting bill. If you appreciate our efforts, please help keep this site running by donating or spreading the word about our Patreon page.