Italy Says Berlin Suspect Killed In Milan
MILAN (AP) — Italy's interior minister says that "without a shadow of doubt" the prime suspect in Monday's deadly truck attack on a Christmas market in Berlin, Germany, was killed in Italy.
Italian news agency ANSA reports that suspect Anis Amri was killed in a shootout with police in Milan overnight.
ANSA says police were conducting a routine check when they asked Amri for his identity papers. He reportedly pulled a gun from his backpack and was killed in an ensuing shootout.
BERLIN (AP) — Two Kosovo-born brothers have been detained on suspicion they were planning to carry out an attack on a shopping mall in western Germany, days after a truck attack in Berlin that killed 12 people.
Police say the men, ages 28 and 31, are being detained in Duisburg.
Authorities suspect the men may have been planning an attack on the Centro mall in nearby Oberhausen. They are now probing what the pair's intentions were and whether anyone else was involved.
Police say they've increased their presence at Centro and a nearby Christmas market after receiving a tip from "security sources."
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