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BOLO: Anis Amri - Tunesian Muslim Who Killed 12 Injured Dozens In Truck Attack On Berlin Christmas Market

December 21, 2016

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Authorities released two new images of Anis Amri, the suspect in Monday's attack in Berlin. (German police)

Germany offers 100,000 Euros for info on truck terrorist

Germany has issued a 100,000 Euro reward for information which would lead to the capture of the main suspect in Monday's terrorist attack. Gary Willig, כ"א בכסלו תשע"ז, 12/21/2016

Germany has issued a 100,000 Euro ($105,000) reward for information which would lead to the capture the main suspect in Monday's terrorist attack.

The terrorist drove a truck into a crowded Christmas market, killing 12 people and injuring 48, including an Israeli citizen. The ISIS terrorist organisation claimed responsibility for the attack.

The suspected attacker was revealed to have been under surveillance for months prior to the attack, He had used as many as six different aliases.

Authorities have initiated a Europe-wide manhunt for the suspect, Tunisian citizen Anis Amri.

The interior minister of North Rhine-Westphalia state, Ralf Jaeger, said of Amri: "Security agencies exchanged information about this person in the joint counter-terrorism centre, the last time was in November."

He also stated that Germany had rejected Amri's request for asylum in July. He was not deported because Tunisia initially refused to take him back.

German authorities warned citizens not to approach Amri because he is believed to be armed and dangerous.

Tunisian man identified as key suspect in Berlin terror attack

ID of Tunisian man found in truck used in attack on Berlin market that left 12 dead, dozens injured.

David Rosenberg, כ"א בכסלו תשע"ז, 12/21/2016

Police in Germany say they are searching for a Tunisian man who may be responsible for the terror attack that left 12 dead and 48 wounded in Berlin on Monday.

A day after ISIS claimed responsibility for the attack, authorities in Berlin say they may have identified the driver who smashed into a busy Christmas market, running down tens of shoppers.

Initially, police had suspected a Pakistani asylum seeker, who was detained immediately after the attack. However, authorities later said the arrest was a case of mistaken identity, and freed the man.

Now, German security officials say an ID recovered from the truck suggests the perpetrator was a Tunisian man. Police are conducting a manhunt for the suspect, who as of early Wednesday afternoon remains at large.

According to a report by Der Spiegel, the name on the identity card is Anis A., though it has been noted the man have traveled using a false name. The ID listed the man's year of birth as 1992 and his hometown as Tataouine.

German terror suspect used 6 aliases, 3 different nationalities

German police believe suspect in truck terror attack is of Tunisian origin but has used different identities and nationalities in the past.

Arutz Sheva, כ"א בכסלו תשע"ז, 12/21/2016

German police believe that the suspect in Tuesday's truck terror attack is of Tunisian origin and is armed and dangerous. Police published a wanted notice which indicated that the man had at various times used six alternative aliases and three different nationalities and that he was armed and dangerous.

The man's name is cited as Anis Amri, born in Tunisia, but he is known to have used other aliases, some of which are variations of his name and has also claimed Egyptian and Lebanese citizenship.

German authorities say they rejected the man's asylum request in July. According to conservative representative Stephan Mayer, the man was supposed to have been deported from Germany earlier this year.

A similar truck attack carried out by a Tunisian immigrant in July in the southern French town of Nice claimed the lives of 86 people.

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