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Germany: Berlin mayor pays tribute to Christmas market attack victims02:21

Germany: Berlin mayor pays tribute to Christmas market attack victims

Germany, Berlin
December 20, 2016 at 13:24 GMT +00:00 · Published

Hundreds of people were seen coming to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin on Tuesday, to pay tributes to the victims of Monday's Christmas market attack, which left 12 people killed and 48 injured.

Berlin Mayor Michael Muller alongside other German politicians signed the book of condolences, as people continued to bring flowers, candles and cards in memory to those who died in the attack.

The incident 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.

Earlier on Tuesday, Berlin police stated on its Twitter account that the arrested suspect denies the offence. Latest reports, however, have suggested that the police arrested the wrong man and that the actual perpetrator is still on the run.

Germany: Berlin mayor pays tribute to Christmas market attack victims02:21
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Hundreds of people were seen coming to the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church in Berlin on Tuesday, to pay tributes to the victims of Monday's Christmas market attack, which left 12 people killed and 48 injured.

Berlin Mayor Michael Muller alongside other German politicians signed the book of condolences, as people continued to bring flowers, candles and cards in memory to those who died in the attack.

The incident 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.

Earlier on Tuesday, Berlin police stated on its Twitter account that the arrested suspect denies the offence. Latest reports, however, have suggested that the police arrested the wrong man and that the actual perpetrator is still on the run.

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