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

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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. 

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

This post will be updated.