One Dead as Lorry Plows Through Berlin Christmas Market

A large lorry has stormed through a Christmas market in the German capital of Berlin killing at least one and injuring several others. Police in Berlin say the lorry stormed through the Christmas market at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin-Charlottenburg killing one man and injuring several others. The lorry is said to have gone off the road and onto the market path which is purely for pedestrians. The truck then crashed after leaving the market. Police have yet to make a statement on any motives reports Berliner Zeitung but Sky News, quoting German media, said that “first indications from investigation suggest truck crash was an attack”. #BREAKING of Scene at the #Berlin #Christmas market — Nendaas (@nendaas1) December 19, 2016 Eyewitnesses said people were trapped at the scene. The incident has brought back memories of the attack in Nice, France earlier this year, where Mohamed Lahouaiej-Bouhlel killed 86 people by driving down a promenade on Bastille Day. The incident also resembles attacks from 2014 when a number of attempted motor vehicle attacks were launched. +++ DEVELOPING +++