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Terror in Europe: Berlin Christmas market attacked hours after Russian ambassador assassinated

Police officers stand guard at the scene close to the Kaiser Wilhelm memorial church in Berlin. Photo: Clemens Bilan/EPA via AAP

Terror in Europe: Berlin Christmas market attacked hours after Russian ambassador assassinated

Shock waves reverberated through Europe on Monday when a truck ploughed through a Berlin Christmas market, killing at least nine people, just hours after the Russian ambassador to Turkey was assassinated in Ankara.