Police may have arrested wrong man in Berlin market attack - UK correspondent

Twelve people have died and 48 have been injured in the German city of Berlin when a truck drove into crowd at one of the Christmas markets on Monday evening.

EWN UK correspondent, Peter Anderson, says police have arrested a 23-year-old Pakistan asylum seeker.

He was arrested two kilometers from the scene.

Peter Anderson, EWN UK correspondent

This man has denied involvement, and this has prompted to the police that they may have arrested a wrong man.

Peter Anderson, EWN UK correspondent

This man, as we understand, has no injuries and no blood on his clothes.

Peter Anderson, EWN UK correspondent

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