12 dead in likely 'terror attack' on Berlin Xmas market

The truck that crashed into a Berlin Christmas market, killing at least 12 people, pictured on December 20, 2016German police said on Tuesday they were treating as “a probable terrorist attack” the killing of 12 people when a speeding lorry cut a bloody swathe through a Berlin Christmas market. Images showed the mangled truck with its windscreen smashed and a trail of destruction in its wake, with Christmas trees toppled on their side and festive stalls obliterated into splinters. “We heard a really loud bang and saw some of the Christmas lights to our left starting to be pulled down,” she told Sky news.

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