12 holiday shoppers and sight seers are dead with 48 injured from last night’s atrocity in Germany as a truck drove into a Christmas market in Berlin at 7.14pm. It is being viewed as a “probable terrorist attack” with the driver, reportedly a Pakistani asylum seeker, being questioned. The Polish driver was apparently stabbed and his lorry, carrying steel girders, hi-jacked.
Uranus was opposition Jupiter square Pluto – and that is a signature carried through next year’s US Inauguration Trump First Term and the February Eclipses. Jupiter despite its merry reputation often appears critically placed in disasters. The negative aspect of a Jupiter Uranus opposition can lead to wild optimism and grandiose get-rich-quick-schemes far removed from common sense; and can stir up religious conflict. Which latter this will certainly do. Angela Merkel has already had to back away from her open-hearted welcome-to-all approach; and called for a ban-the-burqua policy.
Germany was always due for an emotional shock with the Solar Arc Moon conjunct its 12th house Mars now, though not exact until four months’ time, so there may be more to come.