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BERLIN TERROR ATTACK: German officials were WARNED of Christmas massacre just WEEKS ago

GERMAN officials were warned that terrorists were planning to attack Christmas markets – just weeks before tonight’s ho

At least nine people have been killed after a lorry ploughed into a festive market in the German capital – with more than 50 others injured.

But in late November, the US State Department warned of a “heightened risk of terror attacks” at events marking the Christian holiday across Europe.

It said it had “credible information” that Islamic State (ISIS) and al-Qaeda were planning attacks and focusing on the “upcoming holiday season”.

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The department specifically warned American travellers to exercise caution at “holiday festivals, events and outdoor markets”.

It is understood tonight’s incident took place at a market outside the landmark Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church

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