Berlin market attack suspect killed in Milan: Italian Interior minister

London [UK], Dec. 23 : The Tunisian suspect of the Christmas market attack in Berlin has reportedly been shot dead in Milan.

Italy's Interior Minister Marco Minniti confirmed that the person shot dead was Anis Amri, the suspect behind Monday night's terror attack in Berlin that claimed 12 lives, reports the Guardian.

Before official confirmation, Panorama, an Italian news magazine claimed that Amri was killed this morning that Amri in a routine traffic stop at 3am in the Piazza I Maggio in the Sesto San Giovanni neighborhood.

Italian news agency Ansa also reported that a man killed in Milan is the Berlin Christmas market suspect.

It said he was shot after he pulled out a gun during a "routine road check" in front of in piazza primo maggio, in front of Sesto San Giovanni station.

Source: ANI