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Berlin Attack Suspect Is Killed by Police Near Milan | The New York Times

Berlin Attack Suspect Is Killed by Police Near Milan | The New York Times

Anis Amri, the chief suspect in the deadly terrorist attack on a Christmas market in Berlin this week, was killed by the police in a shootout outside Milan around 3 a.m. Friday, ending a brief but intense manhunt across Europe, Italian officials announced.

During a routine stop in the suburb of Sesto San Giovanni, north of central Milan, Mr. Amri was asked to show identification papers, Italian officials said. He pulled out a pistol and shot the officer who had asked for the papers. A second officer then opened fire, killing Mr. Amri.

Source: Berlin Attack Suspect Is Killed by Police Near Milan – The New York Times