A truck ran into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin on Monday night, killing nine and injuring at least 50.The crash is still investigated by Officials as an act of terrorism, according to a German intelligence official familiar with the matter.
The suspected driver, has been arrested according to a police spokesman.
The crash occurred in Breitscheidplatz in the western part of central Berlin. Another person who was in the truck died on scene, Berlin police tweeted.
“A truck just ran over a sidewalk at #Breitscheidplatz Our colleague report multiple injuries. more to follow,” Berlin police tweeted.The crash sent shoppers running and screaming.
Frank-Walter Steinmeier,German Foreign Minister said in a statement that he was “deeply shaken by the awful news.”and he sends his deep felt condolences to the families, close ones and friends of the victims.”