By | November 2, 2020

Vienna synagogue shooting: Several confirmed dead after shooting near synagogue in Austria

Austrian police say one civilian and one suspect are dead after shootings across six locations in the centre of Vienna.

Several have beenĀ killed, and a number of others wounded in central Vienna following exchanges of gunfire late on Monday, Austrian interior minister said.

Police said the attack in Vienna involved six crime scenes and at least one police officer was among the 15 wounded. Police had shot dead one perpetrator, police said on Twitter.

Interior Minister Karl Nehammer told ORF the incident is believed to be terror attack.

“At the moment I can confirm we believe this is an apparent terror attack,” he said. “We believe there are several perpetrators. Unfortunately there are also several injured, probably also dead.”

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