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German newspaper Suddeutsche Zeitung said the letter, beginning with the phrase "in the name of Allah", mentioned Germany's use of Tornado jets in the coalition forces fighting so-called Islamic State (IS).
But it is possible the perpetrators are deliberately trying to mislead the investigation, Suddeutsche Zeitung reported, adding that an analysis of the letter by experts is under way.
Who is behind the attack?
Despite the apparent claim of an Islamic motive, the attack does not have much in common with previous incidents of that type, the BBC's correspondent in Berlin, Damien McGuinness, said.
The explosives were not designed to cause maximum damage in a crowd, as in other attacks - or to target the stadium itself, which is several kilometres away from the site.
"One possibility could be that it was a German right-wing extremist attack," he said
originally posted by: DerBeobachter
originally posted by: Nikola014
a reply to: DerBeobachter
My prediction, this was an attempted terrorist attack from a radical Muslim
That´s what all hope that want to spread a bit of anti muslim hate and help to divide the people.
Btw, i am not muslim!
I am not a religious nut following any cult!
German football clubs have condemned the actions of some Borussia Dortmund fans after they attacked visiting RB Leipzig fans, including children. Hundreds of hardcore BVB fans threw bottles and spat on the visitors.
Doubts raised about authenticity of letters claiming responsibility
Doubts have been raised about the authenticity of both the letters claiming responsibility for the attack, reports Melanie Hall in Berlin.
The one reportedly from the "radical left-wing scene" is a bad fake, according to expert and Zeit Online writer Johannes Radke.
As for the letter purportedly from an Isil follower, DPA reports that investigators said there is no Isil symbol on the letter, which is said to be unusual.
The text also does not use any Arabic words apart from right at the beginning and is otherwise written all in German, which is also being seen as unusual.
originally posted by: Soloprotocol
a reply to: kamatty
probably a firework.
The blast radius of the attack was about 100m. Prosecutors said it was lucky the casualties were not worse.
Ms Koehler said a piece of shrapnel had embedded itself in the headrest of one of the seats on the team bus.