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Person throws Molotov cocktail at Berlin's Reichstag parliament building; fails to start fire

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2013, file photo visitors walk past the Reichstag building, host of the German federal parliament Bundestag, in Berlin Germany. Berlin police say an unidentified person threw a Molotov cocktail onto the steps of the capital's landmark Reichstag but failed to start a blaze. The person threw the bottle full of a flammable liquid at a side entrance of the building early Monday morning, Sept. 29, 2014, police said. They say the liquid ignited for a short time and then sputtered out, and the attacker fled on foot. Nobody was injured. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)

FILE - In this Jan. 29, 2013, file photo visitors walk past the Reichstag building, host of the German federal parliament Bundestag, in Berlin Germany. Berlin police say an unidentified person threw a Molotov cocktail onto the steps of the capital's landmark Reichstag but failed to start a blaze. The person threw the bottle full of a flammable liquid at a side entrance of the building early Monday morning, Sept. 29, 2014, police said. They say the liquid ignited for a short time and then sputtered out, and the attacker fled on foot. Nobody was injured. (AP Photo/Michael Sohn, File)  (The Associated Press)

Berlin police say an unidentified person threw a Molotov cocktail onto the steps of the capital's landmark Reichstag parliament building but failed to start a blaze.

The person threw the bottle full of a flammable liquid at a side entrance of the building early Monday morning, police said.

They say the liquid ignited for a short time and then sputtered out, and the attacker fled on foot. Nobody was injured.