World mourns loss in the wake of Berlin terror attack

According to a Telegraph article published on November 22nd, the U.S. State Department warned of possible terror attacks in Europe during the holiday season. That is exactly what happened on Monday night in Berlin, when a tractor-trailer plowed through a busy Christmas market at approximately 8PM local time. The resulting carnage left 12 dead and 48 others injured, while the suspect(s) is still at large.

World leaders react following the tragedy

World leaders including French President Francois Hollande, and U.S. President-elect Donald Trump took to Twitter to share their thoughts during this trying and difficult time. Russian President Vladimir Putin also extended his sympathy to Chancellor Merkel and the citizens of Germany. Putin and his home country of Russia are still dealing with the murder of the Russian Ambassador to Turkey, who was just killed in a "lone wolf" attack in Ankara while at a museum.

While the overall sentiment of these tweets has been largely positive and sympathetic, a handful of tweets have been of the cautionary sort, as well:

Sports world reacts to Berlin terror attack

The sports world has also expressed their sadness and sympathy, as soccer players from Germany and the rest of the world have also taken to social media in the aftermath of this tragic event.

There was a similar outpouring following the attack in Nice, France over the Summer, which bears an eerie resemblance to events in Berlin. The Dortmund players observed a moment of silence following their match, and overall, there has been an outpouring of support amid the fear and uncertainty.

Suspect still at large

Even amid such tragedy and the outpouring of support on social media, citizens have been advised to remain vigilant, as the perpetrator of the attack has still not been apprehended.

The worry is that the suspect may attack again. A hotline has been set up for anyone that observes any suspicious activity, however, at the time of this writing, not much is known about the suspect or the suspect's whereabouts.

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