German police search Berlin properties linked to mosque visited by attacker | Information

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BERLIN German police on Tuesday searched greater than 20 properties in Berlin linked to a corporation that ran a mosque visited by the Tunisian asylum seeker who killed 12 folks in a Christmas market in December.

About 450 officers have been looking a number of residences, two firms’ premises and 6 jail cells related to the group known as “Fussilet 33 e.V.” since 6 a.m. native time (0500 GMT), police stated in an announcement.

Police stated on Twitter that the group had now been banned. They’ve searched 24 properties and searches are ongoing, they stated.

Neither police nor the Berlin state’s inside ministry had been out there to remark additional when contacted by Information.

The federal prosecutor has stated that Anis Amri, the Berlin attacker, visited a mosque run by the “Fussilet 33 e.V.” group on the day of the December assault.

(Reporting by Michelle Martin)