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Anis Amri, the Berlin terror truck suspect, has been shot dead in a shoot-out in Milan, say Italian authorities (click for more)

Reports say the Tunisian was questioned in a routine check at 3am this morning.

An officer was shot in the incident but was not seriously injured.

Two men have been arrested in Germany and five in Australia on suspicion of planning terror attacks

Two brothers, aged 31 and 28 and born in Kosovo, were detained early this morning in Duisburg, Germany.

They were alleged to be targeting a shopping centre in Oberhausen near the Dutch border.

Australian police say they have foiled a terror attack planned for Melbourne on Christmas Day.

Five men are in custody after early-morning raids on Friday, Victoria Police chief Graham Ashton said.

Anis Amri, 23, was reportedly monitored for months on suspicion of planning a robbery in order to pay for guns.

Before entering Germany, he served four years for arson in Italy and faced a jail sentence in absentia in Tunisia.

German officials have confirmed Amri’s fingerprints were found inside the truck used in the market attack.

The German authorities offered a reward of up to £84,000 for information leading to his arrest.

Islamic State claimed responsibility for the attack which left 12 dead and 50 injured.

The lorry’s original driver, Polish citizen Lukasz Urban, was found dead on the passenger seat, reportedly with gunshot and stab wounds to his body. No gun was recovered.

The market is at Breitscheidplatzis close to the Kurfuerstendamm, the main shopping street in the west of the city.

It near the Kaiser Wilhelm Memorial Church, which was damaged in a World War Two bombing raid and preserved as a symbol of peace.

The truck was loaded with steel beams when it crashed through wooden huts and stands packed with tourists and locals.

The attack has been compared to the incident in Nice in the summer when a lorry driver killed 86 people.

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