Source: The Local
Live updates from Berlin after a truck ploughed into a Christmas market on Monday night, killing 12 people and injuring 48.
What we know so far:
– A large truck drove into a crowded Christmas market in west Berlin at around 8.30pm on Monday evening.
– So far 12 people have been confirmed dead, and 48 have been injured. Over a dozen are in a critical situation.
– Police confirmed they believe the attack was deliberate, but are now saying they might have arrested the wrong man.
– The suspect has denied carrying out the attack, and German daily Die Welt cites a police source as saying “we have the wrong man”. A source also told Die Welt this means and armed and dangerous man is still on the loose
– Police are telling Berliners to stay on alert, but to call them if they see anything suspicious.
– Chancellor Angela Merkel has said the attack was presumably an act of terrorism.