Islamic State claims responsibility for Vienna terror attack

Islamic State claimed responsibility on Tuesday for a deadly attack in Vienna, in a statement issued through its Amaq News Agency along with a picture and video purporting to show the gunman. The picture, released on Telegram, showed a bearded man identified as “Abu Dagnah Al-Albany”. The accompanying statement said he had attacked crowds in… Read More Islamic State claims responsibility for Vienna terror attack

Austrian police raid properties, arrest fourteen in manhunt following terror attacks

Austrian police raided 18 properties and arrested 14 people in a massive dragnet on Tuesday, after a gunman identified as a convicted jihadist killed four people in a rampage in the centre of Vienna overnight. The gunman, who was killed by police minutes after opening fire on crowded bars, had been released from jail less… Read More Austrian police raid properties, arrest fourteen in manhunt following terror attacks

Four dead, several injured following terror attacks in Austrian state of Vienna

Hundreds of police fanned out across Vienna on Tuesday, searching for perpetrators of attacks that left five people dead in the city’s centre, after what a government minister said was an “Islamist terrorist” incident. In an early morning televised news conference, Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer repeated calls for the public to stay off the… Read More Four dead, several injured following terror attacks in Austrian state of Vienna

Manhunt underway following shooting of two persons in central Vienna

One person was killed and another injured in a shooting outside a popular schnitzel restaurant in central Vienna on Friday but police said the incident was not terrorism-related. A manhunt was underway across the historic centre of the Austrian capital after the shooting in an alleyway that houses Figlmueller, a restaurant popular with tourists who… Read More Manhunt underway following shooting of two persons in central Vienna