Merkel: Entire Country United in Deep Sorrow Over Attack in Berlin

Chancellor Angela Merkel spoke to the press on Tuesday, December 20, about the attack on Breitscheidplatz:

“This is a very difficult day. I, like millions of people in Germany, am horrified, shocked, and deeply saddened by what happened yesterday evening at Breitscheidplatz in Berlin. Twelve people, who yesterday were still among us, who were looking forward to Christmas, had plans for the holidays – they are no longer with us. A cruel, and ultimately incomprehensible, act robbed them of their lives. Over 40 more people are injured, fighting for their lives or health.”

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