German christmas market attack suspect a Tunisia; who left his country seven years ago, says Tunisian radio

The Tunisia's Radio Mosaique reported on its website that security sources had named the suspect as Anis Amri from Oueslatia in rural central Tunisia.

By: Reuters | Algiers | Updated: December 21, 2016 10:55 pm
Germany attacker, Germany Christians market attackers, Germany attackers, terror attack in Germany, Germany news, Latest news, India news, National news, International news, World new, Germany news, The wanted photo issued by German federal police on Wednesday, shows 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri who is suspected of being involved in the fatal attack on the Christmas market in Berlin. (Source: AP)

The Tunisian man suspected in the Berlin Christmas market attack left Tunisia seven years ago as an illegal immigrant and spent time in prison in Italy, his father and security sources told Tunisia’s Radio Mosaique on Wednesday.

The radio reported on its website that security sources had named the suspect as Anis Amri from Oueslatia in rural central Tunisia. He served four years in jail in Italy on accusations of burning a school, it said. The father told the radio station that his son left for Germany a year ago.

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