Police in Germany said about the relationship of the suspect in the attack with Islamists

Suspected of involvement in the terrorist attack in Berlin is associated with radical Islamists. This was stated by the head of the interior Ministry of North Rhine-Westphalia, Ralf Jaeger, according to Reuters.

However, he declined to specify, was whether the alleged offender in the list of people who are under police surveillance.

Jaeger also added that the suspect came to Germany in July 2015. He filed a request for asylum, but was refused. According to the German police in Berlin, he lived from February 2016.

According to the newspaper Rheinische Post, police looking for suspect in border with the Netherlands region.

19 Dec truck crashed into a crowd at a Christmas market in Central Berlin. The victims of the incident were 12 people, another 48 were injured.