Münster Vehicle Ramming Occurs on Anniversary of Islamic Terrorist Attack in Stockholm

The deadly vehicle ramming of an outdoor café in the German city of Münster took place exactly one year after a hijacked truck was driven into a crowd in the Swedish capital, Stockholm.

German police confirmed that there were fatalities and injuries resulting from the incident in central Münster. The ramming is not yet officially considered a terrorist attack, but police say the driver took his own life afterwards.

Exactly one year ago, on April 7, 2017, Stockholm was hit by a vehicle attack, which has many similarities to the events in Germany on Saturday. Back then, a perpetrator drove a hijacked truck into a crowd along the busy Drottninggatan Street before crashing into a department store.

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