Suspected perpetrator behind the Berlin Christmas market attack, Anis Amri, was reportedly killed during a shootout in Milan, Italy, Reuters reported, citing a security source.
The Italian Interior Minister is scheduled to hold a news conference in Rome at 11:45am (Cyprus time), Reuters said, citing the Ministry.
Italy’s state run news agency, ANSA, reported that the person killed was Amri.
La Repubblica published a video showing a dead body on the road with investigators collecting evidence.
The shootout took place at Milan’s Sesto San Giovanni municipality area.
According to La Repubblica, the man shouted “Allahu Akbar” (God Is Greatest) before two officers shot him when he refused to show them his identification documents.