The number of victims of the terrorist attack in Vienna increased

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The number of victims of the terrorist attack in Vienna increased

The number of victims in the terrorist attack in Vienna increased – another person died, bringing the total death toll to four. It is reported by the Kurier newspaper.

It is noted that the mayor of Vienna, Michael Ludwig, confirmed the fourth death, another 17 people were injured. According to media reports, the deceased woman is a waitress. It is emphasized that it is still not entirely clear whether the eliminated killer was a lone criminal or whether his accomplices are still on the run.

Earlier, Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer said that the attack in the Austrian capital was carried out by at least one Islamist terrorist. It is known that one of the shooters in Vienna sympathized with the Islamic State (IS) organization banned in Russia.

On the evening of 2 November, several armed men opened fire in six different parts of Vienna. The first shots were fired at 20:00 local time (22:00 Moscow time) at a synagogue in the center of the capital. The security forces managed to shoot one of the attackers. The Austrian Interior Ministry proceeds from the fact that the incident was a terrorist attack.

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