The Islamic State on Tuesday proclaimed responsibility for Berlin Christmas market attack which occurred on Monday evening.
According to the group's Amaq news agency, the attack was carried out by "a soldier of the Islamic State."
On Monday evening, a truck ploughed into a crowded Christmas market in Berlin, leaving at least 12 people dead and some 50 injured.
Police stand guard near the site of a lorry crash at a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, Dec. 19, 2016.(Xinhua/Shan Yuqi)