On Tuesday, German Interior Minister Thomas de Maiziere said authorities have "no doubt" that somebody crashed an 18-wheeler truck into a Berlin Christmas market on purpose Monday. At least 12 people were killed and more than 50 injured in the attack, which Berlin police called a "suspected terrorist attack." A suspect is in custody, who Maiziere says entered Germany from Pakistan last New Year's Eve and arrived in Berlin in February. The suspect denies involvement in the attack, and Berlin Police Chief Klaus Kandt told reporters "we haven't been able to confirm" that the suspect was driving the truck. The assailant apparently hijacked the Polish truck, attacking and killing the Polish driver, who was found in the cab. The market is located in central Berlin's main shopping district, outside the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, a symbol of peace that was damaged in World War II bombing.
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