A truck plowed through the crowded Christmas marketplace in Berlin, killing 12 and injuring 52. Some German officials are saying the country is in a “state of war.” ISIS claims responsibility. Details after the jump.
UPDATE: The killer, who had sworn allegiance to ISIS, was shot to death by an Italian police officer.
In other terrorist news, A security guard assassinated the Russian ambassador to Turkey. The murderer, whose crime was caught on video, shouted jihadist slogans condemning Russia’s involvement in Syria and the killing of civilians in Aleppo.