Berlin attack: ISIS attacker killed by police trainee in Italy

Source: The internet

 

Italian police shot dead the man believed to be responsible for the Berlin Christmas market attack earlier this week.

Tunisian national Anis Amri was shot dead by officers in Milan during a routine ID check on Friday.

But how did the shooting unfold?

  • Amri travelled from Chambery, France, to Turin in Italy
  • He then caught a train from Turin to Milan’s Central Station
  • Amri arrived at Milan’s main train station at 1am (local time) on Friday
  • He then travelled to Sesto San Giovanni – a northern suburb of the city
  • At 3am local time, Italian police approached Amri outside the train station after he looked suspicious
  • Amri was requested to provide ID – but he failed to do so
  • Police then asked him to empty his pockets and small backpack
  • But Amri pulled out a loaded gun and shot at one of the policemen
  • The lightly wounded officer was shot in the shoulder
  • Amri then hid behind a car, but a police officer – who moved behind the vehicle – shot him once or twice
  • The suspect died on the spot

According to senior police officer Roberto Guida, Anis Amir hid behind the car to be able to shoot at the police again, and possibly kill them.

He said Amri was identified by his finger prints.

Italian interior minister Marco Minniti identified the wounded police officer as Cristian Movio, who is currently recovering in hospital.

The other officer has been named as Luca Scata.

“I would like to thank the whole of the security of our country. Italy should be really proud of our security, full stop, and I repeat – really proud, full stop.”

“As soon as this person entered our country he was the most wanted man in Europe and we immediately identified him and neutralized him and this means our security is working really well.”

– MARCO MINNITI, INTERIOR MINISTER

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