No sign that any Norwegians have been injured in Berlin

killing 12 peopleA used suit of a forensic investigator lies on a Christmas tree where a truck ploughed through a crowded Christmas market killing 12 people in the west of Berlin, Germany, December 20, 2016 REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Currently, there is no information that any Norwegians were among the victims in what is thought to have been a terrorist attack in Berlin on Monday.

‘We haven’t received any information indicating that any Norwegian citizens were affected. The Foreign Service are continuing efforts to monitor the situation, said press secretary, Astrid Sehl, at the Ministry of Foreign Affairs (UD) to the news agency, NTB, on Tuesday morning.

UD has worked closely with the embassy in Berlin. In a Twitter message on Monday evening, UD advized Norwegians in Berlin to follow the advice of the German authorities.

‘Please let relatives know that you are not affected’, said the German authorities. Norwegians who need assistance can also call UD.

 

Source: NTB scanpix / Norway Today

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