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Crashes on major Berlin road an Islamist extremist attack, German officials say


A series of crashes on a major Berlin road was a planned Islamist attack, officials have told the German news agency dpa.

Six people were injured, three of them severely, when an Iraqi man allegedly drove into several vehicles on Tuesday evening. He was later arrested by the police. The crashes led to the complete closure of one of the main traffic arteries of Berlin. Some 300 people were stuck on the road for hours and were given support by the German Red Cross.

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