At least nine dead after truck ploughs into Berlin Xmas market

Policemen stand at the site where a truck crashed into a Christmas market in Berlin, on December 19, 2016 [AFP / Odd ANDERSEN]
Policemen stand at the site where a truck crashed into a Christmas market in Berlin, on December 19, 2016 [AFP / Odd ANDERSEN]

 

Berlin (AFP) – A truck crashed into a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing at least nine people and injuring several more, police said.

“There have been at least nine deaths,” a police spokesman told AFP.

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Berlin police tweeted that several people had also been injured when the vehicle veered onto the pavement of the market in a central square popular with tourists.

12/19/2016 3:36 PM by David Kinzer

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