Truck slams into Christmas market in Berlin, killing at least nine


A truck slammed into a Christmas market in central Berlin on Monday night, killing at least nine people and injuring many others in what police said was a deliberate attack.

The incident took place at an outdoor market near Berlin’s Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church. A suspect, believed to be the driver, was arrested at the scene and a passenger was found dead in the passenger seat, according to the Associated Press and German media.

The scene was laced with chaos. Dozens of ambulances lined up in front of the church and police are letting just a few media through to the scene at a time.

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