Berlin Attack: Survivor Recounts Horror As Truck Plowed Into Market

British tourist Emma Rushton was enjoying a drink with a friend at a Berlin Christmas market on Monday evening when a truck drove through, killing nine and injuring at least 50 others.

Rushton tells Newsweek of her ordeal at the Breitscheidplatz, a popular public square in central Berlin, where they sat in an area behind the wooden huts lining the middle pathway of the market. The truck passed 8 feet in front of her at about 40 mph, plowing into wooden shacks and leaving a scene of carnage.

“It made no attempt to stop,” she says, speaking over the phone after returning to her hotel.

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