MOSCOW (Sputnik) — According to earlier media reports, the truck driver left the scene of the attack, but was later arrested and interrogated.
"With the help of this eyewitness we were able to detain the suspect," police spokesman Winfrid Wenzel told Die Welt newspaper.
On Monday, a truck rammed into the crowd at a Berlin Christmas market on the Breitscheidplatz square, killing 12 people and injuring 48 more. The country's interior ministry has labeled the incident a terrorist attack. According to the interior ministry, the detained man is a Pakistani citizen, who arrived to the German town of Passau December 31, 2015.
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