Berlin police say nine dead, many injured by truck at Christmas market | Reuters

 Berlin police say nine dead, many injured by truck at Christmas market
| Reuters

BERLIN Nine people were killed and many others injured when a truck ploughed into a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, police in the Germany city said on Twitter."We can confirm 9 deaths & many others injured. Many police are at the Breitscheidplatz to investigate what happened," the police said on their @polizeiberlin account. German newspaper Bild said what it called an attacker was on the run.

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Updated Date: Dec 20, 2016 02:15:19 IST