Multiple Casualties After Truck Driver Runs Over Christmas Market Shoppers in Berlin

Cortney O'Brien
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Posted: Dec 19, 2016 2:56 PM
Multiple Casualties After Truck Driver Runs Over Christmas Market Shoppers in Berlin

UPDATE (8:16 p.m. ET): The death toll has risen to 12.


UPDATE (4:09 p.m. ET): The person arrested at the scene may have not been the driver.

A passenger in the truck was found dead at the Christmas market.

UPDATE (3:42 p.m. ET): Christine here, taking over for Cortney. The truck driver has been arrested by German police. He was located not far from the scene of the Christmas market.

UPDATE (3:11 p.m. ET): Media are now reporting that multiple people have died.

                                                                         ***Original Post***

A truck driver has driven into a crowd of shoppers in a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany. Multiple people are reported to be injured. The attack is eerily reminiscent of the Bastille Day attack in France last year. 

At least 50 people have been injured, CNN is reporting.

This post will be updated.