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Germany: Police search truck used in Berlin Christmas market incident01:21

Germany: Police search truck used in Berlin Christmas market incident

Germany, Berlin
December 19, 2016 at 22:43 GMT -00:00 · Published

Forensic investigators started to search the truck which was driven into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, Monday, killing at least nine people and leaving more than 50 injured.

The accident happened at around 20:00 local time (19:00 GMT), when a large Scania lorry reportedly rammed into the market close to the Kurfuerstendamm Boulevard. The police have arrested the suspected driver of the lorry.

Berlin governing Mayor Michael Muller talked to journalists at the scene, saying “it is a crazy and dramatic situation. We suspect that it was a [terrorist] attack but we cannot say it yet with 100 percent certainty. To see the dead, the injured, so many people have come here to enjoy this time, it is terrible.”

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Forensic investigators started to search the truck which was driven into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, Monday, killing at least nine people and leaving more than 50 injured.

The accident happened at around 20:00 local time (19:00 GMT), when a large Scania lorry reportedly rammed into the market close to the Kurfuerstendamm Boulevard. The police have arrested the suspected driver of the lorry.

Berlin governing Mayor Michael Muller talked to journalists at the scene, saying “it is a crazy and dramatic situation. We suspect that it was a [terrorist] attack but we cannot say it yet with 100 percent certainty. To see the dead, the injured, so many people have come here to enjoy this time, it is terrible.”

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