Vienna: Terrorists armed with deadly rifles wreaked havoc in six places in the Austrian capital Vienna on Monday night. At least seven civilians have been killed and many more injured in the attack so far, according to local media reports.
One suspect has been killed in a counter-attack by police. Police have also launched a search operation after the terrorist attack. The attack in Vienna preceded the Corona virus lockdown. Police have nabbed a suspected terrorist.
It is said that the first attack took place near a synagogue at around 8 pm local time. The terrorists were armed with deadly weapons. That said, one terrorist is still at large and police have cordoned off the entire city to catch him. A major investigation is underway at the border. Not only that, the school has been instructed not to open on Tuesday.
A suspected terrorist has been shot dead, police said. Of course, innocent civilians have also been killed. A police officer has also been shot and is in critical condition. “Fifteen people have been hospitalized,” said Michael Ludwig, the mayor of Vienna. 7 of them are in critical condition. The militants opened fire at a total of six locations, police said.
Synagogue has at least 50 rounds of firing
According to Austrian media, the synagogue has fired at least 50 rounds of bullets. Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz has called it a brutal terrorist attack. “We are facing a difficult time in our own country,” he said. Our police will find the conspirator of this inhuman attack. We will never succumb to terrorists and retaliate in every way.