February 26, 2020 / 8:42 AM / a month ago

No political motive behind carnival incident - Germany's FAZ

FILE PHOTO: Police forensic officers work at the scene after a car ploughed into a carnival parade injuring several people in Volkmarsen, Germany February 24, 2020. REUTERS/Thilo Schmuelgen

FRANKFURT (Reuters) - German authorities are ruling out that the man who ploughed a car into a carnival parade on Monday, injuring some 60 people including children, was driven by a political or ideological motive, Germany’s Frankfurter Allgemeine Zeitung reported on Wednesday.

A spokesman for prosecutors said they were still investigating all possibilities.

Reporting by Hans Seidenstuecker; Writing by Madeline Chambers; Editing by Michelle Martin

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