Berlin shopping centre closed due to police deployment: Report

German police officers guard a Christmas market in the Prenzlauer Berg district in eastern Berlin, Germany, Dec 20, 2016, following a truck that ploughed into a crowded Christmas market killed 12 people at Breitscheidplatz in western Berlin.
German police officers guard a Christmas market in the Prenzlauer Berg district in eastern Berlin, Germany, Dec 20, 2016, following a truck that ploughed into a crowded Christmas market killed 12 people at Breitscheidplatz in western Berlin.PHOTO: REUTERS

BERLIN (REUTERS)- A shopping centre in the Prenzlauer Berg district of Berlin has been closed due to a police deployment and local trains and trams in that area are not running, German newspaper Tagesspiegel said on Twitter.

Tagesspiegel said the reason for the police deployment was unclear.

(This story is developing.)