Truck rampages through crowd at Berlin Christmas market

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Ronseal. 70 injured so far apparently.
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Oh for fudge sake :(
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Please be a heart attack and not a terrorist one
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Jesus.
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Holy moly. I was only there three days ago.
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Apparently no road nearby...

:(

At least one dead, many injured.
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Ffs.
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Altogether now

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'Several' dead.

All indications suggest a 'deliberate' act.
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1 person dead apparently
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Oh fudge.

Just found out sisters flat mate is in Berlin today on vacation. :(
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Wendigo7 wrote:Oh f**k.

Just found out sisters flat mate is in Berlin today on vacation. :(
Fingers crossed she's unaffected
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The world is fúcked beyond repair
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Chuckles1188 wrote:
Wendigo7 wrote:Oh f**k.

Just found out sisters flat mate is in Berlin today on vacation. :(
Fingers crossed she's unaffected
It's a lad. (ex etc.)

So, he was at another market 1/2 a mile away. :uhoh: Holy fudge. Lucky lad. :uhoh:
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henry wrote:'Several' dead.

All indications suggest a 'deliberate' act.
Such moronic shit, so frustrating.
Have they discovered what happened to the truck driver?
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Floppykid wrote:
henry wrote:'Several' dead.

All indications suggest a 'deliberate' act.
Such moronic shit, so frustrating.
Have they discovered what happened to the truck driver?
Not yet.

All unconfirmed.

Here's hoping it's not as bad as it appears.
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Diego wrote:The world is fúcked beyond repair
I think it was fecked the day the two-legged creatures started using tools. Since then we've only been perfecting our ways of screwing ourselves and the planet.
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Several dead.

50 injured.

'Probably' an attack.

Berlin police via AFP.


I genuinely fear this is far from the last Christmas-based atrocity we'll see this year.

Remind me again what Germany did to deserve such targeting?
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henry wrote:Several dead.

50 injured.

'Probably' an attack.

Berlin police via AFP.


I genuinely fear this is far from the last Christmas-based atrocity we'll see this year.

Remind me again what Germany did to deserve such targeting?
They are the west and one of the main powerbrokers.

That ticks all the boxes right there.
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Wendigo7 wrote:
henry wrote:Several dead.

50 injured.

'Probably' an attack.

Berlin police via AFP.


I genuinely fear this is far from the last Christmas-based atrocity we'll see this year.

Remind me again what Germany did to deserve such targeting?
They are the west and one of the main powerbrokers.

That ticks all the boxes right there.
No credit for trying to wipe the Jews off the face of the planet back in the day?
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henry wrote:
Wendigo7 wrote:
henry wrote:Several dead.

50 injured.

'Probably' an attack.

Berlin police via AFP.


I genuinely fear this is far from the last Christmas-based atrocity we'll see this year.

Remind me again what Germany did to deserve such targeting?
They are the west and one of the main powerbrokers.

That ticks all the boxes right there.
No credit for trying to wipe the Jews off the face of the planet back in the day?
As far as they are concerned, we still have plenty of credit left in the bank from previous performances.
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9 killed , 50 injured.

Driver has fled the scene.
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Wendigo7 wrote:
henry wrote:Several dead.

50 injured.

'Probably' an attack.

Berlin police via AFP.


I genuinely fear this is far from the last Christmas-based atrocity we'll see this year.

Remind me again what Germany did to deserve such targeting?
They are the west and one of the main powerbrokers.

That ticks all the boxes right there.
More so than the UK and US? Germany, France and Belgium are getting hit harder than anyone by this.
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Diego wrote:
Wendigo7 wrote:
henry wrote:Several dead.

50 injured.

'Probably' an attack.

Berlin police via AFP.


I genuinely fear this is far from the last Christmas-based atrocity we'll see this year.

Remind me again what Germany did to deserve such targeting?
They are the west and one of the main powerbrokers.

That ticks all the boxes right there.
More so than the UK and US? Germany, France and Belgium are getting hit harder than anyone by this.
Hate to be a wanker but they let them in with their policies.
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Frodder wrote:1 person dead apparently
Twitter saying 9. Numbers expected to rise. FFS.
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Wendigo7 wrote:
Diego wrote:
Wendigo7 wrote:
henry wrote:Several dead.

50 injured.

'Probably' an attack.

Berlin police via AFP.


I genuinely fear this is far from the last Christmas-based atrocity we'll see this year.

Remind me again what Germany did to deserve such targeting?
They are the west and one of the main powerbrokers.

That ticks all the boxes right there.
More so than the UK and US? Germany, France and Belgium are getting hit harder than anyone by this.
Hate to be a wanker but they let them in with their policies.
How do you know it was a Syrian refugee? it could have been a 2nd generation Turk or even a German convert.
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iarmhiman wrote:9 killed , 50 injured.

Driver has fled the scene.
The shit will hit the fan for Merkel if the culprit turns out to be a recently invited refugee.
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flaggETERNAL wrote:
Frodder wrote:1 person dead apparently
Twitter saying 9. Numbers expected to rise. FFS.
FFS!
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iarmhiman

Or a North African like most of these attackers have been.
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iarmhiman wrote:9 killed , 50 injured.

Driver has fled the scene.
That's a rather pointy nail in the heart attack/driver fit coffin :(
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Diego wrote:The world is fúcked beyond repair
Not yet

but the signs are not good to be honest

If the EU falls apart we are f**ked
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Watch this space. That driver on the run may be about to do another attack. If he is an ISIL terrorist he will want to die.
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iarmhiman wrote:Watch this space. That driver on the run may be about to do another attack. If he is an ISIL terrorist he will want to die.
What a cheering thought
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c69 wrote:
iarmhiman wrote:Watch this space. That driver on the run may be about to do another attack. If he is an ISIL terrorist he will want to die.
What a cheering thought
I know. What else were you expecting on this thread?
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200m from my work and I would have been at work/walking around there on a Monday night were it not holidays already. Was bound to happen, though. A 12 year old Iraqi-German tried to plant a bomb at a Christmas market in Niedersachsen last week. Christmas markets tick all the boxes as targets.

RIP to the victims.

I'm quite worried about NYE here, which is always hairy, but there's a definite edge in the air this year.
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iarmhiman wrote:Watch this space. That driver on the run may be about to do another attack. If he is an ISIL terrorist he will want to die.
Well I'm going to be picking up my wife from work tonight...
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Apparently caught, though don't have a source apart from facebook.
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iarmhiman wrote:9 killed , 50 injured.

Driver has fled the scene.

FFS.

I hope they get him/her.
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iarmhiman wrote:Watch this space. That driver on the run may be about to do another attack. If he is an ISIL terrorist he will want to die.
He'll have likely hoped, and expected, to die in the initial attack. I doubt he'll have a secondary attack planned, particularly if he's a lone attacker.

As such, my money will be on him seeking sanctuary with friends and family. He will want to die and will undoubtedly attempt to create a situation in which that happens but I reckon (and hope) that will happen in a confined space. You'd think if he had access to fire arms, he'd have taken it with him for the lorry attack and would have used it in the immediate aftermath.

Idle, and uninformed, speculation of course.
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Ted. wrote:
iarmhiman wrote:9 killed , 50 injured.

Driver has fled the scene.

FFS.

I hope they get him/her.
I hope beyond hope they get him alive.
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