LIVE COVERAGE: At least nine dead and dozens injured after truck smashes into Christmas market in Berlin

A truck crashed into a Christmas market in Berlin on Monday, killing at least nine people and injuring several more, police said.

"There have been at least nine deaths," a police spokesman told AFP.

Berlin police tweeted that several people had also been injured when the vehicle veered onto the pavement of the market in a central square popular with tourists.

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