December 23, 2016 / 9:56 AM / 9 months ago

German prosecutors in contact with Italy over Berlin attack case

BERLIN (Reuters) - German investigators are in contact with Italian authorities over the Berlin Christmas market attack, a spokesman for the Chief Federal Prosecutor’s office said on Friday.

A man believed to be the suspect in the Berlin truck attack was killed in a shoot-out in a suburb of the northern Italian city of Milan on Friday, a security source told Reuters.

Reporting by Michael Nienaber; editing by Joseph Nasr

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