Driver taken into custody after incident at chancellery in Berlin

25 November 2020 - 13:01 By Reuters
Firefighters remove the car which crashed into the gate of the main entrance of the chancellery in Berlin, the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, November 25, 2020. Letters written on the car read: "You damn killers of children and old people".
Firefighters remove the car which crashed into the gate of the main entrance of the chancellery in Berlin, the office of German Chancellor Angela Merkel in Berlin, Germany, November 25, 2020. Letters written on the car read: "You damn killers of children and old people".
Image: REUTERS/Fabrizio Bensch

Police in Berlin have taken the driver of a car that crashed into the gate of Chancellor Angela Merkel's office into custody, police said via Twitter.

Local and federal police are investigating if the driver struck the gate intentionally, police added. 

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