BREAKING: Truck Plows Into Crowded Berlin Christmas Market, At Least 9 Dead, Over 50 Injured
By FOX NEWS // December 19, 2016
driver of the truck was arrested, according to reports
ABOVE VIDEO: A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin on Monday killing at least nine people and injuring more than 50 people, police said.
BERLIN, GERMANY (FOX NEWS) – A truck plowed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin on Monday killing at least nine people and injuring more than 50 people, police said.
Police said on Twitter that the truck rammed into the market outside the capital’s popular Christmas market at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Monday evening.
At first glance, police said the incident appears to be an attack, but an investigation is underway, DPA reported.
Bild newspaper posted a picture of a large Scania truck with its windshield smashed out on the sidewalk alongside the market.
The incident is reminiscent of the truck terrorist attack in Nice, France this summer.
In recent weeks, Christmas markets in Germany seem to be the target of terrorist attacks.