An investigation into last year’s deadly attack on a Christmas market in Berlin has revealed “gross mistakes” by German police and security services.
The report commissioned by Berlin’s state senate says police missed several chances to arrest and deport Anis Amri, a Tunisian behind the attack.
It says Amri – who was a known Islamist threat – could have been held on drugs charges before the 19 December attack.
He drove a lorry into the crowded market, killing 12 people.
Dozens of people were injured at Breitscheidplatz Christmas market in central Berlin. Amri was shot and killed in Italy four days after the attack.
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