Berlin truck attack suspect killed in shootout in Milan

Anis Amri

Anis Amri

The suspect behind Monday’s Christmas market attack in Berlin has been killed in a shootout in Milan, Italy’s interior minister said Friday. Follow FRANCE 24’s live blog for all the latest developments.

  • The suspect in the Berlin truck attack was killed in a shootout in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday.
  • He was stopped during a routine traffic stop in the early hours of Friday morning.
  • Fingerprints identify the man killed in Milan as the Berlin truck attacker.
  • He pulled a gun from his backpack after being asked to show his identity papers and was killed in the ensuing shootout.
  • The Islamic State group claimed responsibility for the attack in Berlin, which killed 12 and injured 56 others.