UPDATE: 12 dead in Berlin after truck drives through Christmas markets

The world is reeling from the news.

Horror in Berlin today after semi-trailer plowed through a Christmas market, leaving twelve people dead and more than 50 injured.


Police says first indications suggest a deliberate attack on the market at Breitscheidplatz, near the well-known Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, after a large, 18-wheel truck slammed into crowds gathering at the traditional market, which sells Christmas wares. 


 The driver, who reportedly attempted to flee the scene has since been arrested. A passenger in the truck is deceased. 


Our thoughts go out to all of those in Berlin, their friends, family, and anyone else affected. 

This article first appeared on New Idea.

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