Berlin Christmas Market Terror Attack Litigation — Victims Accuse Berlin State Government of Gross Misconduct, Demands 100 Million Euros

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German police investigate at the Berlin Christmas market attack, December 19, 2016. Berlin Police stated that 12 people were killed and 48 injured in the deadly truck attack.


Following allegations of a cover-up in the investigation into Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri, a victims’ lawyer has demanded 100 million euros in damages. Andreas Schulz says that the law is on his side.

Deutschland Berlin Trauer nach Anschlag auf Breitscheidplatz (Reuters/H. Hanschke)

Victims’ lawyer Andreas Schulz on Friday accused the officials working for the Berlin state government of gross misconduct in the handling of the Anis Amri case and demanded significant compensation. It was revealed earlier this week that authorities had allegedly been involved in a cover-up designed to hide a number of missed opportunities to arrest Amri.

“This is undoubtedly a case of government liability,” Schulz reportedly told the weekly German news magazine Focus when raising the claim of 100 million euros ($111 million) in damages.

“If they had arrested…

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