Arid Uka arrives in court in Frankfurt
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Kosovo Islamist admits Frankfurt attack on US airmen

A Kosovo man has told a German court he regrets shooting dead two US servicemen at Frankfurt airport and does not understand why he did it.

Arid Uka, 21, told the court he had been radicalised by jihadist propaganda videos he watched online.

Prosecutors believe he acted alone in carrying out the first deadly attack by an Islamist on German soil.

Stephen Evans reports from Berlin.

  • 31 Aug 2011
  • From the section Europe
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