12 people died and many others injured in Berlin, after a large truck plowed into a crowd at a Christmas market on Monday night.
The truck drove over the sideway at Breitscheidplatz, a major public square near the location of the iconic Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, in the inner city of Berlin, Berlin police tweeted.
According to witnesses, people screamed and ran desperately for shelter after the truck veered towards the crowd near the Christmas market.
According to the police, the passenger of the truck died on the spot, while a suspicious person was arrested near Breitscheidplatz following the incident. "Whether it is the driver of the truck, is currently under consideration," Berlin police tweeted.
The motive of the incident remains unknown, but police have begun investigations which point to a possible terrorist attack.
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