Man arrested for Berlin truck attack likely the wrong person

Berlin police say a man arrested for the truck attack in the German capital is not the actual perpetrator, who is still on the loose.

“We have the wrong man,” a police official tells the German paper De Welt

The attack Monday saw a truck plow into a crowded Christmas market in the heart of the German capital, killing at least 12 people and injuring nearly 50 in what police described as an “intentional” act and a suspected “terror attack.”

The man initially arrested is a Pakistani who entered the country about a year ago.

German Chancellor Angela Merkel said that the market carnage was a “terrorist act” likely committed by an asylum seeker.

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