On Monday evening there was an exchange of fire in the area of Schwedenplatz.
On Monday evening, a major operation took place in the area of Vienna’s Schwedenplatz. According to several tweets from the police, shots were fired and there is talk of several injured. According to “Heute” one man is said to have been seriously injured.
At first, media and users in the social media reported a terrorist attack on the synagogue, but according to a “Kurier” report this could not be confirmed. According to the police, the background is still unknown.
The Ministry of the Interior spoke to the APA either of a terrorist attack or a rampage. One perpetrator is said to be dead, another one was possibly on the run.
It was also called upon not to share any pictures or videos of the incident and to avoid public places and transportation.
- hector pascua, picture: orf.at screenshot
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