The Latest: 9 killed, many injured at Berlin market

BERLIN (AP) – The Latest on a truck ramming into a Berlin Christmas market (all times local):

BERLIN (AP) – Berlin police: Passenger of truck that rammed Christmas market died at scene.

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9:45 p.m.

German police say they’ve arrested a suspect believed to be the driver of a truck that rammed into a crowded Christmas market in the center of Berlin, killing at least nine and causing multiple injuries.

Police spokesman Winfried Wenzel told ZDF public television that the man was arrested near the scene.

No further details were immediately available.

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My condolences to all relatives. #prayforberlin #prayfortheworld #rip #allmonstersarehuman # memory church #berlin #sadness
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9:20 p.m.

Berlin police say a truck has run into a crowded Christmas market in the center of Berlin killing at least nine people, and causing multiple injuries.

Police said on Twitter that the truck rammed into the market outside the capital’s popular Christmas market at the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Monday evening.

Bild newspaper posted a picture of a large Scania truck with its windshield smashed out on the sidewalk alongside the market.

Police say they’re still investigating whether the incident was an accident or an attack.

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8:35 p.m.

German media are reporting a truck has run into a crowded Christmas market in the center of Berlin, causing multiple injuries.

Both the Berliner Zeitung newspaper and the Berliner Morgenpost reported the truck ran into the market outside the landmark Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church on Monday evening.

A photo posted by the Morgenpost showed damaged tables and stalls.

The Berliner Zeitung said police believed there to be multiple injuries, but police couldn’t immediately be reached to confirm.

Both newspapers reported it wasn’t immediately clear whether the incident was an accident or some kind of an attack on the market.

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Emma Rushton
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Lorry just ploughed through Christmas market in #berlin. There is no road nearby. People crushed. I am safe. I am safe https://t.co/63iWMmdSKr

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