The Berlin market attack suspect Anis Amri has been shot dead by police in Milan, Italian state prosecutors say. The man was approached by police during a routine patrol in the Sesto San Giovanni area of Milan at around 03:00 on Friday (02:00GMT).
The fingerprints of the dead man match those of the Tunisian main suspect in the truck bombing in Berlin on Monday which killed 12 people, reports say.
Germany has been on high alert after the attack which left 49 injured.
Separately, police arrested two people in the German city of Oberhausen on suspicion of planning an attack
German officials have confirmed Anis Amri’s fingerprints were found inside the truck that was used to kill 12 people and wound 49 others in Berlin on Monday evening.