According to reports, at least four people were killed and 22 others were injured in the Vienna shooting at six locations in the Austrian capital last night.You may also like 3 Years Old Girl Rescued After 91 Hours in Turkey Earthquake.
The victims were two men and two women. According to Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Kurz (Sebastian Kurz), they included “an old man, an elderly woman, a young male passerby and a Waitress”.The attacker was shot and killed by police nine minutes after the attack. He was identified as 20-year-old Kujim Feizula, a supporter of the Islamic State, and was arrested when he traveled to Syria to join the Islamic State last year.
Kujtim Fejzulai was sentenced to 22 months’ imprisonment but was released early on December 5. In addition, he was born in Austria and has a family background in North Macedonia.The Austrian capital has deployed armed forces to ensure the safety of the situation, especially at the scene of the attack, while residents are required to stay at home or in a safe place unless otherwise instructed.
The initial attack took place at around 8pm and was concentrated near the closed Stadttempel Synagogue, while the other five attack locations were identified as Salzgries, Fleischmarkt, Bauernmarkt, Graben and Morzinplatz, all located near the temple.According to Interior Minister Karl Nehammer (Karl Nehammer), the attackers had posted pictures of weapons on their Instagram account before launching the attack.
14 people have been arrested and they were detained for questioning their relationship with the attacker. However, the authorities now believe that there is no sign of a second attacker.After two incidents in France in recent weeks, European leaders strongly condemned the shooting in Vienna.