Inside the Ring: U.S. Intel Warned of Christmas-related Islamic State Truck Attacks

Berlin terror attack

U.S. intelligence agencies issued general warnings around the world that Islamic State terrorists were planning to use trucks in attacks on gatherings of people, according to U.S. officials familiar with intelligence reports.

Specific warnings were issued to allied intelligence services in Europe and Asia based on information gleaned from the Islamic State, indicating the terrorist group’s sympathizers would conduct attacks using large trucks in Christmas-related killing sprees.

That scenario played out Monday in Berlin, where a truck barreled through a crowded market, killing 12 people and injuring 48.

Read the entire article at the Washington Times.