The Islamic State terror group is claiming responsibility for the Christmas market terror attack in Berlin, Germany, as police continue their manhunt for the truck driver who plowed into a crowd Monday night, killing 12 people and injuring 48 others, after prosecutors released a suspect on Tuesday. Authorities initially arrested a 23-year-old refugee from Pakistan who denied committing the terrorist attack, according to The Independent.
“‘Naved B’ had been living in Flughfen Tempelhof — an old airport that had been converted into a refugee centre — and was detained last night following the attack,” reported The Independent. “The 23-year-old traveled to Germany a year ago via the Balkans and registered on Dec. 31, 2015, in Passau, Bavaria, according to local media.” Germany’s chief prosecutor Peter Frank said at a press conference on Tuesday that police are still looking for the terror suspect. READ MORE