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World 4 dead in Vienna shooting; attacker sympathized with IS

10:05  03 november  2020
10:05  03 november  2020 Source:   msn.com

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  France church attack: Assailant's family demands answers SFAX, Tunisia (AP) — A third suspect is in French custody Saturday in connection with an Islamic extremist knife attack that killed three people in a Nice church, as the family of the suspected Tunisian assailant demanded to see video footage of what happened. Investigators in France, Tunisia and Italy are trying to determine the motive of chief suspect Ibrahim Issaoui and whether he acted alone and whether he premeditated Thursday’s attack on the Notre Dame Basilica. © Provided by Associated Press Gamra, the mother of the Nice attacker Ibrahim Issaoui, left, adresses reporters in Sfax, Tunisia, Friday, Oct. 30, 2020.

Two people are dead , including one attacker , after the shooting at six different locations, police say. image captionA large-scale police operation is under way in Vienna following a shooting incident. At least one person has been killed and several more are feared dead after a shooting in

At least one attacker has been confirmed dead . The assaults, by an unknown number of shooters carrying long firearms, occurred at six locations “Our thoughts are with the people in Vienna and the authorities dealing with the situation. Our hearts, with the victims and their loved ones,” Mitsotakis

VIENNA (AP) — Austria's top security official said that four people have died — including one assailant — and fifteen people were wounded in a shooting in the heart of Vienna late Monday.

Police officers stay in position at stairs named 'Theodor Herzl Stiege' near a synagogue after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn't immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country's Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run.(Photo/Ronald Zak) © Provided by Associated Press Police officers stay in position at stairs named 'Theodor Herzl Stiege' near a synagogue after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn't immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country's Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run.(Photo/Ronald Zak)

Interior Minister Karl Nehammer told reporters Tuesday that two men and a woman have died from their injuries. A suspected attacker, who was carrying an assault rifle and a fake suicide vest, was also shot and killed by police.

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The City of Vienna has tweeted confirming that children do not need to attend school tomorrow, after it was announced in the police press conference a short while ago. “Due to the current situation, there will be no compulsory education in Vienna tomorrow. Children can therefore stay at home, excused.

At least one attacker has been confirmed dead . The assaults, by an unknown number of shooters carrying long firearms, occurred at six locations close to Seitenstettengasse in My thoughts are with the victims and the people of Vienna in the wake of tonight’s horrific attack . We stand with Austria”.

A police officer stay in position at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn't immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country's Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run.(Photo/Ronald Zak) © Provided by Associated Press A police officer stay in position at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn't immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country's Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run.(Photo/Ronald Zak)

Nehammer said that initial investigations indicate that the suspect who was killed had sympathized with the Islamic State group.

Police officers walk at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn't immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country's Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run.(Photo/Ronald Zak) © Provided by Associated Press Police officers walk at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn't immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country's Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run.(Photo/Ronald Zak) “We experienced an attack last night by at least one Islamist terrorist,” Nehammer told reporters. He declined to elaborate, citing the ongoing investigation.

A gunman in the deadly Vienna attack was an 'Islamic terrorist' who once tried to join ISIS, Austria says

  A gunman in the deadly Vienna attack was an 'Islamic terrorist' who once tried to join ISIS, Austria says At least four people were killed and 17 more were injured in the Monday-night attack. The police shot dead a gunman as well.Multiple shots were fired across six different locations in the city center from 8 p.m. local time, the Vienna police tweeted Monday night.

At least one attacker has been confirmed dead . The assaults, by an unknown number of shooters carrying long firearms, occurred at six locations close to Seitenstettengasse in My thoughts are with the victims and the people of Vienna in the wake of tonight’s horrific attack . We stand with Austria”.

Vienna police have urgently and repeatedly asked that no video or photographs be shared on social media. The interior minister suggested some attackers may still be Austrian police men guard The Wiener Staatsoper ( Vienna State Opera) after a shooting near the ‘Stadttempel’ synagogue in Vienna .

Authorities were still trying to determine whether further attackers may be on the run, he said. People in Vienna have been urged to stay at home if possible Tuesday.

Among the fifteen people injured in the attack was a police officer, said Nehammer.

The shooting began shortly after 8 p.m. (1900 GMT) Monday near Vienna’s main synagogue as many people were enjoying a last night of open restaurants and bars before the start of a coronavirus lockdown.

“We are victims of a despicable terror attack in the federal capital that is still ongoing,” Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz said.

The attack drew swift condemnation and assurances of support from leaders around Europe, including from French President Emmanuel Macron, whose country also experienced three Islamist attacks in recent weeks.

In this image made from video, police at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn’t immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country’s Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run. (AP Photo) © Provided by Associated Press In this image made from video, police at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn’t immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country’s Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run. (AP Photo)

U.S. President Donald Trump tweeted Monday night as he prepared for his final rally ahead of Election Day: “Our prayers are with the people of Vienna after yet another vile act of terrorism in Europe."

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Vienna police have urgently and repeatedly asked that no video or photographs be shared on social media. The interior minister suggested some attackers may still be Austrian police men guard The Wiener Staatsoper ( Vienna State Opera) after a shooting near the ‘Stadttempel’ synagogue in Vienna .

15 injured in Vienna attack . Vienna City Hospital chief has spoken to Austrian broadcaster ORF. Deutsch told the Kurier newspaper that no members of Vienna ’s Jewish community were among those injured in the attack . Citing an interview with a rabbi living directly above the Stadttempel synagogue


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“These evil attacks against innocent people must stop,” Trump added. "The U.S. stands with Austria, France, and all of Europe in the fight against terrorists, including radical Islamic terrorists.”

In this image made from video, police at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn’t immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country’s Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run. (AP Photo) © Provided by Associated Press In this image made from video, police at the scene after gunshots were heard, in Vienna, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. Austrian police say several people have been injured and officers are out in force following gunfire in the capital Vienna. Initial reports that a synagogue was the target of an attack couldn’t immediately be confirmed. Austrian news agency APA quoted the country’s Interior Ministry saying one attacker has been killed and another could be on the run. (AP Photo)

Austria's military has provided soldiers to guard key sites in Vienna, freeing up police to continue the investigation. Germany and Hungary have offered to send tactical police units to support their Austrian colleagues.

Police officers check a person following a gunfire in the neighborhood of a synagogue in Vienna, Germany, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (Photo/Ronald Zak) © Provided by Associated Press Police officers check a person following a gunfire in the neighborhood of a synagogue in Vienna, Germany, Monday, Nov. 2, 2020. (Photo/Ronald Zak)

Authorities say members of the public have uploaded 20,000 videos of the attack to police.

Islamic State claims responsibility for terrorist attack in Vienna but provides no evidence

  Islamic State claims responsibility for terrorist attack in Vienna but provides no evidence The Islamic State claimed responsibility for the terrorist attack in Vienna that left at least five people dead and 22 injured on Monday but provided no evidence to support its statement. © Provided by Washington Examiner The statement in the terrorist group's Amaq News Agency included an image of a man referred to as Abu Dagnha al Albani who, according to France 24, allegedly conducted the attack with guns and a machete around 8 p.m. local time on Monday, across six locations in the city. The shooter was "neutralized" by the Austrian police.

Deutsch told the Kurier newspaper that no members of Vienna ’s Jewish community were among those injured in the attack . Citing an interview with a rabbi living directly above At least one civilian and one attacker have been confirmed dead in Vienna says Harald Soro, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry.

Deutsch told the Kurier newspaper that no members of Vienna ’s Jewish community were among those injured in the attack . Citing an interview with a rabbi living directly above At least one civilian and one attacker have been confirmed dead in Vienna says Harald Soro, a spokesman for the Interior Ministry.

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Frank Jordans reported from Berlin. Kirsten Grieshaber and David Rising contributed to this report from Berlin.

Two men arrested in Switzerland visited Vienna attacker in July: paper .
Two men arrested in Switzerland visited Vienna attacker in July: paperThe reports shed a further spotlight on the once prominent industrial centre near Zurich, where officials say a now-shuttered mosque attracted preachers who espoused "hate speech". A man dubbed the "Emir of Winterthur was sentenced to 50 months in jail in September for recruiting for Islamic State.

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