BERLIN — At the very least two individuals had been killed and a number of other others injured within the metropolis of Trier in southwestern Germany on Tuesday, when a automotive sped down a pedestrian road within the metropolis middle, the police mentioned.
The motive force has been arrested and the car confiscated, the police mentioned, however they gave no additional data.
Safety on the entrance to pedestrian areas which are discovered in lots of German cities was elevated after a 24-year-old Tunisian drove a truck right into a Christmas market in Berlin, killing 12 individuals, in December 2016.
It was not instantly clear how the driving force was in a position to enter the pedestrian zone in Trier.
Christmas markets in Germany have been canceled or pared right down to just a few stalls this yr, as a part of efforts to forestall the unfold of the coronavirus, however shops are nonetheless open.