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Officers who shot Berlin market killer get new beat

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Tom Kington, Rome

Photos of Cristian Movio after his fight with Anis Amri circulated widely along with those of his colleageEPA

Two Italian police officers who were hailed as heroes after they shot a fugitive Islamic State terrorist have been switched to new beats to protect them from revenge attacks. Cristian Movio, 36, and Luca Scata, 29, were on routine patrol in Milan in the early hours of December 23 when they stopped Anis Amri, a Tunisian man who had been on the run since he drove a hijacked lorry into a Christmas market in Berlin four days earlier, killing 12 people.

When the officers asked him for a document, Amri pulled out a pistol and shot Mr Movio in the shoulder. Mr Scata returned fire and killed the terrorist. Within hours of the shooting the two officers had been named, and were f?ted by the…

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