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    Detained Berlin Truck Ramming Suspect Denies Involvement, Vigilance Advised

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    The suspect in the deadly truck-ramming on a crowd in Berlin denies his role in the crime, police in the German capital said Tuesday following reports that the criminal may be at large.

    BERLIN (Sputnik) — On Monday, a truck rammed into the crowd at the 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.

    "The arrested suspect currently denies [involvement in] the #Breitscheidplatz. We are therefore particularly vigilant," the police said via Twitter, advising the public to do the same.

    The disclosure follows the German press quoting a police source as saying "we have the wrong man," adding that the real perpetrator could be armed and still at large.

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