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Berlin sets up counseling hotline for victims of truck attack

Todesfahrt in Berlin - Gedenken an Opfer

"Berlin mourns" is written on a sign in front of the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church.

In the wake of the Ku'damm crime, the state of Berlin has set up a counseling hotline.

Those affected by the crime can contact the center daily around the clock to receive initial psychosocial support, the Senate Administration announced on Friday. It is an offer of the Central Contact Point, which is located at the Senate Department for Justice, Diversity and Anti-Discrimination. The advice hotline is available around the clock at 0800 - 0009547. Another point of contact for those seeking help is the Berlin crisis service. In the death drive had been killed on Wednesday on Ku'damm and Tauentzienstrasse a woman and injured more than 30 people.

Counseling center set up in Bad Arolsen

A school class from Bad Arolsen in northern Hesse, which was visiting the capital, was particularly affected by the crime. The teacher died, and one teacher and seven students were taken to hospitals with serious injuries. For those affected, the police in Bad Arolsen has also set up a counseling center. As a police spokesman said in Korbach on Friday, students, parents and teachers could inform themselves there from Monday on the possibilities of victim protection and victim compensation.

Author: dpa/
Publication date: 10 June 2022
Last updated: 10 June 2022

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