Germany says suspects gunman motivated by Islamism

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Posted: Mar 18, 2011 3:53 PM

BERLIN (Reuters) - German state prosecutors said on Thursday they suspected the gunman who killed two U.S. airmen at Frankfurt airport Wednesday was motivated by Islamism.

They added they were investigating the suspect on charges of killing two U.S. soldiers and seriously wounding two others.

(Reporting by Sarah Marsh)