Lorry kills nine at Christmas market
An articulated lorry has ploughed into a busy Christmas market in the heart of Berlin, killing nine people and injuring many more. Police at the scene say they suspect it was deliberate. According to the DPA news agency, police believe the lorry drove 50-80 metres (54-87 yards) through the market area during the incident, which occurred at 20:14 local time (19:14 GMT). “We are investigating whether it was a terror attack but do not yet know what was behind it,” a police spokesman told AFP news agency.