Prosecutors Suspect ‘Islamist’ Motive in Berlin Highway Crashes

A 30-year-old man in Berlin is being investigated for attempted murder after a series of crashes led to a key stretch of the city’s highway being closed off.

Six people were injured, three of them seriously, in the incident on Tuesday night, the Berlin fire department confirmed on Twitter.

The crashes were an “Islamist-motivated attack,” a spokesman for the public prosecutor in the German capital said. He added, however, that the suspect also appeared to have mental health problems.

Read more at Deutsche Welle

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