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US News Raids in Germany after the attack in Vienna

10:15  06 november  2020
10:15  06 november  2020 Source:   dw.com

shots in Vienna: Macron: "We share the shock and the sadness"

 shots in Vienna: Macron: European politicians declare their solidarity with Austria after the alleged attack, the French president tweeted in German. © POOL / REUTERS Emmanuel Macron Macron: "We share the shock and the sadness" After the alleged terrorist attack on Austria's capital Vienna, Federal Chancellor Sebastian Kurz speaks of "difficult hours in our republic". He thanks the emergency services who risked their lives for the safety of the Austrians.

The 2020 Vienna attack was a series of shootings that occured on 2 November 2020 in Vienna , Austria. A lone gunman opened fire with a rifle in the historic city center.

It is set to be a show of inter-religious unity after deadly terror attacks in Nice and Vienna . Germany 's Central Council of Muslims will hold a peace rally in front of the Austrian Embassy in At least 22 others were injured in the attack . The attacker was a known Islamic extremist who had

According to the Federal Criminal Police Office, the homes and businesses of four people in Lower Saxony, Hesse and Schleswig-Holstein were targets of the action. There could have been connections to the alleged assassin from Vienna.

Zivilfahnder der Polizei bei einem Einsatz in Hessen (Archivbild) © picture-alliance / dpa / B. Roessler civil investigator of the police on a mission in Hesse (archive picture)

security forces have started searches in Germany in connection with the Islamist attack in Vienna. The Federal Criminal Police Office (BKA) in Wiesbaden announced on Twitter that the apartments and business premises of four people in Lower Saxony, Hesse and Schleswig-Holstein were searched. The four people are not suspect, but there should have been connections to the alleged assassin.

“Why Vienna?”: After the terrorist attack, amazement in the Austrian capital

 “Why Vienna?”: After the terrorist attack, amazement in the Austrian capital © ALEX HALADA Police deployment on Tuesday on Morzinplatz, one of the sites targeted by the shootings on Monday evening in Vienna. The city was targeted Monday evening by a terrorist attack which took place on several sites of the center, in particular around the synagogue. At least four people lost their lives. Quiet reigns in the park in front of the Gertrud-Fröhlich-Sandner primary school in Vienna's second district.

Vienna shooting: several dead after 'repulsive terror attack ' on eve of lockdown – video report. Thousands of theatre and opera-goers caught up in last night’s attack in Vienna spent hours stuck in auditoriums and foyers as police ordered a shut down during their hunt for the attackers .

Armed police officers patrol near the site of a terrorist attack in Vienna , Austria, (FILE PHOTO) © REUTERS/Leonhard Foeger. The minister confirmed on Wednesday that Slovak intelligence had tipped off the Austrian authorities in the summer, after the gunman – who had previously been jailed


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According to a BKA spokeswoman, the action is still ongoing. According to the BKA, the searches are taking place in Osnabrück, Kassel and in the Pinneberg district near Hamburg. The necessary decisions were obtained from the investigating judge of the Federal Court of Justice. Previously, the Austrian judiciary had forwarded relevant findings to German authorities, it said.

An supporter of the terrorist militia "Islamic State" (IS) killed four people and injured more than 20 people, some seriously, in the Austrian capital on Monday before he himself died from police shots. Investigators are convinced that the 20-year-old assassin was part of a radical Islamist network that extends beyond Austria. Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said on Thursday in Vienna that in addition to two arrests in Switzerland, further measures would be carried out in another country.

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Austria's harder hand against terrorism .
As a reaction to the Islamist attack in Vienna, Austria wants to tighten its measures in the fight against terrorism. The Islamist ideology must be fought with all means, said Chancellor Kurz. © Herbert Neubauer / APA / picture alliance Chancellor Briefly explains his plans in the fight against terrorism Austria's conservative-green government has presented extensive legal plans to fight Islamist terrorism .

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