Berlin Terrorist Amri Gunned Down By Italian Police In Shootout In Milan

Terrorist Amri’s Path to Germany. Daily Mail Image

The Tunisian, on the run for four days after murdering 12 people in a lorry attack in Berlin, rants about ‘crusader’ airstrikes and vows to ‘slaughter infidels like pigs’ in the two-minute clip, published by Islamic State’s news agency Amaq.

Speaking on a bridge in the north of the city, Amri can be seen wearing a dark jacket and with headphones in his ears as he warns ‘infidels’ he will ‘hunt them down’ and pledges allegiance to ISIS founder Abu Bakr al-Baghdadi.

Hours before the video emerged, he was shot dead in Milan having pulled a gun from his backpack and screamed ‘Allahu Akbar’ as he shot at two police officers carrying out a routine ID check.

The 24-year-old ISIS fanatic was stopped after arriving in the suburb of Sesto San Giovanni in the northern Italian city of Milan at about 3am local time.

Two officers asked him for ID documents, at which point Amri ‘immediately’ pulled a gun from his backpack and shouted ‘police b******s’ as he shot one in the shoulder.

A firefight ensued with Amri cowering behind a car as he tried to flee, but the extremist was shot and killed by the second officer – a trainee who had only been in the job a few months. Witnesses said the two policemen had then crouched over Amri in a bid to keep him alive, but the Tunisian died after ten minutes. DailyMail

Terrorist movements around Europe after Berlin attack. Daily Mail graphic.

Schengen Area (26 countries allows its  free movement in and out of the Schengen area – no internal border controls.)

Former Ukip leader Nigel Farage said Amri’s apparent ability to travel from Germany to Italy showed that the Schengen system – which allows border-free movement between 26 European states – is ‘a risk to public safety’ and should be scrapped.

‘If the man shot in Milan is the Berlin killer, then the Schengen area is proven to be a risk to public safety,’ said Mr Farage. ‘It must go.’  DailyMail

Berlin Caves: Closes Christmas Markets After Terror Attack

German Minister of the Interior Thomas De Maiziere:  “No matter what we continue to learn about the exact background and motives of the perpetrators, we can and we must not let them take away our freedom,”

The terrorist just did take away your freedom, with the closing of Christmas markets in Berlin they are also changing your culture.

Berlin is home to around 60 Christmas markets, with more than 150 total in Germany. Many of the markets are located in public areas with minimal security. German officials added some increased security during last year’s market season in response to the multiple terrorist attacks in Paris in November.

Christmas markets in other regions of Germany will remain open, with increased security measures as needed. Authorities placed massive concrete blocks around Striezelmarkt, one of Germany’s oldest Christmas markets located in Dresden, in an apparent attempt to prevent a similar attack.

Germany’s markets are a remarkably popular tourist destination, attracting crowds from across the globe. Their popularity also makes them a target of opportunity for terrorist organizations, which prompted the U.S. Department State to issue a travel alert to U.S. citizens traveling to Germany in November.

Despite closing the Berlin markets, German Minister of the Interior Thomas De Maiziere insisted that such an attack should not curtail Germany freedom.

“No matter what we continue to learn about the exact background and motives of the perpetrators, we can and we must not let them take away our freedom,” said de Maiziere in a statement.  DailyCaller

Tunisian Asylum Seeker Wanted For Berlin Massacre

Unreal!

Germany letting in hordes of unskilled, under-educated, fighting age violent young men raised to hate Western culture is not working out.

Law enforcement sources told CBS News that police are searching for Anis Amri, a native of Tunisia. The sources said Amri left personal documents in the truck that rammed into the market on Monday, killing 12 people and injuring nearly 50 others. German media outlets have identified the Tunisian man as an asylum seeker who was registered in the North Rhine-Westphalia in Western Germany. CBSNews

A Tunisian terror suspect accused of Monday’s Berlin truck attack which killed 12 people spent four years in an Italian jail for burning down a school.

Anis Amri, 23, from Tataouine, Tunisia left his home seven years ago according to his father and travelled to Europe as an illegal immigrant.

Amri, who has a €100,000 reward on his head, spent four years in an Italian jail and according to his father moved to Germany last year.

Since his arrival in Germany, Amri was arrested at least three times and was due to be deported.

Despite being an ISIS supporter known to have received weapons training, German authorities allowed Anis Amri to slip through their clutches time after time.

It is understood, Amri has used at least six different names under three different nationalities.

The 23-year-old even tried to recruit an accomplice for a terror plot – and again the authorities knew about it – but still he remained at large, it has emerged.

He had been under covert surveillance for much of the time since he arrived in Germany, security sources confirmed.

Berlin prosecutors announced they had launched an investigation into Amri on March 14 after receiving a tip-off from federal security agencies. DailyMail

Tunisia would not take him back as they challenged his status as a Tunisia citizen.

The man suspected of Monday’s deadly attack on a Christmas market in Germany was arrested in August but released by a judge, it has been revealed. Not only that, but the man was a known terrorism suspect who avoided deportation specifically because he lacked valid identification.

Identity papers for a Tunisian man, currently identified as Anis Amri, were found in the wreckage of a truck that smashed through a Christmas market, killing 12 people and leaving dozens more injured. DailyCaller

Not A Lone Wolf

German authorities also say the Tunisian man had ties to a notorious group of local ISIS sympathizers led by a man named Abu Walaa, who was arrested in November alongside four others accused of operating an ISIS recruitment network.

Der Spiegel, citing local officials, said that Amri and Abu Walaa were in “regular contact.”

If that’s the case, what first was considered to be a “lone wolf” attack in Germany—the first successful terrorist operation there since the 9/11 attacks—could instead be the work of an ISIS cell DailyBeast

Terror Attack: Truck Plows Into A Crowded Christmas Market In Berlin, Several Dead, At Least 50 Injured

President-elect Donald Trump issued a statement on the Berlin attack:

“Our hearts and prayers are with the loved ones of the victims of today’s horrifying terror attack in Berlin. Innocent civilians were murdered in the streets as they prepared to celebrate the Christmas holiday. ISIS and other Islamist terrorists continually slaughter Christians in their communities and places of worship as part of their global jihad. These terrorists and their regional and worldwide networks must be eradicated from the face of the earth, a mission we will carry out with all freedom-loving partners.” yahoo

German police arrested the wrong man, the Berlin Christmas market truck terrorist is still at large.  The truck used in the Berlin attack was hijacked by terrorists, the driver of the truck was found dead inside the truck. The terrorist used the 25-tonne truck to mow down and kill 12 people – and injure 48 others at 40mph in a busy Christmas market.

At 9.35pm police announced the arrest of someone in connection with the attack – believed to be the driver of the truck.

The truck was from Gdansk in Poland – some 80 miles from Berlin.  The vehicle maneuvered from Budapester Strasse onto the area outside the Memorial Church before ploughing into the crowd.

Sabrina Glinz, an American tourist, is now locked in her hotel after a number of buildings in the area were placed on lockdown.

Watching the scene unfold from the 15th floor, she told Sky News: ‘You just keep seeing people getting loaded into ambulances and it doesn’t seem to end.

‘Just the white sheets covering them.’

She added: ‘The street that he has to have gone in you have do a u-turn on the street to turn around and instead of doing a u-turn he turned right directly into the market.

‘There was absolutely no way he could have accidentally, he went straight into it then veered to the left and is now back onto the main street were the truck is resting.

‘He went back to the beginning were it was busiest and then just careered through the buildings. DailyMail

Police said they believed the incident was a deliberate attack, news agency DPA reports.

The truck drove into a Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz in the central Charlottenburg district., the local Berliner Zeitung newspaper reports. TheLocal

At least nine people have been killed and more than 50 injured after a lorry ploughed through a crowd of shoppers at 40mph in a busy Christmas market in Berlin.

German police at the scene have indicated the incident is likely to be a terror attack.

The vehicle sped through a crowd of shoppers at the Christmas market on Breitscheidplatz Square near the Kurfuerstendamm Avenue in west Berlin.

According to local reports the driver has not yet been apprehended, and police have now launched a manhunt…

Terrified market-goers have tweeted horrifying images from the scene of the incident which comes an hour after the Russian ambassador was shot dead in Ankara.

Tourist Emma Rushton, from England, tweeted from the scene: ‘Lorry just ploughed through Christmas market in #berlin.

‘There is no road nearby. People crushed. I am safe. I am safe’. DailyMail