Berlin police say shot dead man known to belong to 'terrorist' group

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Posted: Sep 17, 2015 12:44 PM

BERLIN (Reuters) - German police said on Thursday that they had shot dead a man known to be a member of a "terrorist" organisation after he attacked a policewoman in western Berlin with a knife.

"He had been convicted of being a member of a terrorist association and of being involved in a plot to murder the Iraqi prime minister," Berlin police said on Twitter.

(Reporting by Michelle Martin; Editing by Noah Barkin)