Berlin Christmas market: 12 dead, 48 injured in truck crash - CNN Back in 2016. But it could happen again. U.S. State Department warning ".... German officials have been concerned about security around Christmas markets, which are the main place for holiday shopping and refreshments, such as the mulled beverage Gluhwein. The US State Department alerted US citizens in November to the heightened risk of terrorist attacks throughout Europe, especially during the holiday season. The alert, which encouraged citizens to be cautious at the holiday festivals, expires on February 20. ISIS and other Islamist terrorists continually slaughter Christians in their communities and places of worship as part of their global jihad." "... June 2016 Three Syrian men were arrested in June on suspicion of planning a terror attack on Dusseldorf on behalf of ISIS..." It should not offend anyone to be on the alert for further terrorist attacks. This recent savage murderer gunned down a fellow Muslim. Because Alshamrani hated equally. Terror warning issued for Christmas markets destinations across Europe – The Sun "... The Foreign Office have updated their travel advice for countries including Germany, France and Spain as the festive season approaches...." "... In 2018, five people were killed following a terrorist attack at Strasbourg's Christmas market..." Above link was dated Nov. 2019 and just before the holidays. Not the first time msm has articles warning people to be on the watch during a Christian-themed holiday. After Terror Attack Last Year, Berlin Christmas Markets Open : NPR New fortified security measures at Berlin Christmas market | News | DW | 23.11.2018 Christmas markets are an iconic symbol of the holiday season in Germany. They represent warmth, community and regional pride, and can inspire a sense of childlike wonder. This is partly why the 2016 terrorist attack cut so deep into the German psyche. Strasbourg France Christmas market attack: 2 dead, gunman at large "... France was on high alert Wednesday as hundreds of security forces took part in a manhunt for a gunman who killed at least two people and wounded a dozen at a Christmas market in eastern France. Heitz, the prosecutor, said witnesses heard the suspect shout, “God is great” in Arabic during the attack. He said police found a grenade, a rifle and four knives during a search of the suspect's house Tuesday morning..." Was Alshamrani was self radicalized , or following the teachings of a hate-filled "Mullah" ? If it wasn't by himself-- who was teaching this young man to carry out terror attacks and slaughter innocent people ? Those are the types who need to be profiled and watched. Who else might be radicalized over someone's sermons ? Even if the "Mullah" doesn't carry out an attack , he is still responsible if someone under his guidance goes out to 'jihad' or holy war.