Local media in brietscheidplatz Berlin Germany is reported an attack on a Christmas market 9 confirmed dead so far and about 50 injured.

Police suspect a deliberate attack and has reported to have arrested the driver after fleeing the scene. Eyewitnesses say truck was travelling at 65 Kph (40 mph).

The Christmas market is said to be a tourist attraction attracting almost 1500 people yearly. Most countries in Europe including the U.K. is said to be on a heightened state of alert.