Editions:  Austria · Denmark · France · Germany · Italy · Norway · Spain · Sweden · Switzerland
Advertisement

Danish manhunt for Berlin terror suspect called off after he's found dead in Milan

Share this article

Danish manhunt for Berlin terror suspect called off after he's found dead in Milan
Police handout from the arrest warrant over a Tunisian man identified as Anis Amri, suspected of being involved in the Berlin Christmas market attack that killed 12 people on December 19th. Photo: Han
10:16 CET+01:00
Just prior to reports that Berlin terror suspect Anis Amri had been killed in Milan, Danish police said a man matching his description had spotted in the northern Jutland city of Aalborg.
Within an hour of the North Jutland Police announcement, however, reports came in that Amri had been shot dead in a shootout with police in Milan, Italy.
 
 
 
Earlier on Friday morning, the North Jutland Police wrote on Twitter that a man “with an appearance matching the suspect” from the Berlin Christmas market attack on Monday had been observed in the Eternitten area of Aalborg, just south of downtown. 
 
Police said that the area had been blocked off and requested that the public stay away.
 
A police spokesman told local newspaper Nordjyske that a resident spotted the man at around 9am and immediately called police. 
 
 
German police are offering €100,000 for information that leads to the arrest of 24-year-old Tunisian Anis Amri, whom they believe is the man who drove a lorry into a popular Christmas market in an intentional act that killed 12 and injured 48 others. 
 
While the Northern Jutland Police pursued the tip-off in Aalborg, unconfirmed reports began emerging that Amri had been killed at a road check in Milan, Italy. 
 
Italian authorities were scheduled to hold a press conference at 11am. Our sister sites The Local Italy and The Local Germany will have all of the latest information.
 
Get notified about breaking news on The Local

Share this article

Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement
Advertisement