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Suspected Islamist From Iraq Shot Dead In Berlin After Attacking Policewoman

Reports from Germany say police shot dead an Iraqi man after he used a knife to attack a policewoman in Berlin.

Authorities say the policewoman was wounded by the attack on September 17.

Prosecutors described the attacker as a 41-year-old Iraqi who was a "suspected Islamist."

The man had previously been sentenced to a jail term for planning an attack.

Based on reporting by Reuters and AFP