An iraqi immigrant which rammed a few automobiles on a motorway in berlin has been examined for what prosecutors said had been a suspected islamist attack.

Six people were hurt, three of these really, if the guy intentionally crashed into cars and motorbikes on bab 100 motorway soon before 7pm on tuesday evening, based on a declaration because of the berlin prosecutors office.

The person then ended and put an ammunition package at the top of their automobile. he was after that arrested by authorities just who rushed to the scene. authorities later on stated they'd found absolutely nothing suspicious into the field, which was indeed established making use of a water cannon.

Prosecutors stated that because of the circumstances, it had been clear the crashes weren't a random accident.

According into the newest phase for the examination, we have been managing this as a specific attack, particularly on motorcyclists with, to some extent, grave effects, the statement said. the suspects statements following the crashes advise a religious, islamist motivation. there have been additionally indications which he ended up being mentally volatile.

But the declaration stated there was clearly no research to date the guy belonged to a terrorist organization.

The suspect goes before a judge on wednesday become charged with attempted murder.