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Berlin police to boost security in coming days after attack
December 20, 2016 / 12:43 PM / a year ago

Berlin police to boost security in coming days after attack

BERLIN (Reuters) - Police in Berlin will significantly increase security measures in the coming days, with steps such as erecting barriers, after the attack on a Christmas market on Monday evening which killed 12 people, the president of the city’s police said.

Police stand in front of the truck which ploughed last night into a crowded Christmas market in the German capital Berlin, Germany, December 20, 2016. REUTERS/Hannibal Hanschke

Berlin city’s interior senator also said that plans for New Year’s Eve will go ahead but security steps will be reviewed.

Reporting by Michelle Martin and Paul Carrel; Writing by Madeline Chambers

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