Security increased at German Christmas markets frequented by Americans
Security was ratcheted up Tuesday at Christmas markets across Germany, where heavily armed police were on guard after a deadly attack in Berlin that has prompted U.S. military officials to urge vigilance among its members in Europe.
U.S. European Command said it was accounting for its 62,000 personnel stationed in Europe. A hijacked truck was driven through a crowded Christmas market Monday evening in Berlin, killing 12 people and injuring nearly 50. But there have been no reports that any members of the military community were among the dead or injured.
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