Knife attack on Berlin half-marathon foiled, German media report

The particular German daily Die Welt will be reporting that police have foiled a knife attack on a half-marathon in Berlin.

The paper says particular police forces detained four males in connection with Sunday’s sports event. Someone said the main suspect was planning to slain participants and spectators with kitchen knives.

The german language news agency dpa reported that will police confirmed arrests in connection with the particular half-marathon but gave no more details.

Participants run during the half race event in Berlin, Sunday, 04 8, 2018.   (Paul Zinken/dpa via AP)

According to Die Welt, the main believe knew Anis Amri, the Tunisian attacker who killed 12 individuals and injured dozens when this individual drove a truck into a Christmas marketplace in Berlin in December 2016.

The document reported that the suspect, who was not really identified, had prepared extra-sharpened kitchen knives to use in the attack.

German police verified some arrests in Berlin upon Sunday.