Berlin Christmas market attacker accomplice charged with bomb plot

A 31-year-old Russian who knew Berlin Christmas market attacker Anis Amri has been charged for alleged plans to carry out a bombing, German federal prosecutors said on Tuesday.

Magomed-Ali C, whose full name was not identified due to German privacy laws, wanted to “kill or at least injure as many people as possible” in a terrorism attack, prosecutors said. He was arrested in August pending investigations.