The suspect of the Berlin Christmas market attack, Anis Amri, has been killed in a shootout in Milan, according to Italian state police.

The suspect was killed in Sesto San Giovanni, a town near Milan, just after 3:00 on Friday morning local time.

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The police had stopped the man during a routine road check.

According to Spiegel Online, after the police asked for him to show his id, he shouted “Allahu Akbar” and shot at the two policemen. The police returned fire, killing Amri.

One of the police officers was injured and is in the hospital recovering.

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Amri was suspected of being the driver of the truck, which plowed through the Christmas market on Monday, killing 12 and injuring 48.

Including one Finn.


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