According to the report of Baaghi TV, 3 civilians were killed and 15 were injured in the firing of unknown people in Vienna, the capital of Austria.
The attackers targeted six different locations, including the city center, according to the international news agency. One attacker has been killed and another is still at large, according to the Austrian interior minister. Security forces are conducting a search operation in the area, and the government announced the closure of the school today. “This shooting is a terrorist attack,” Interior Minister Carl Nehamer told local media.
Vienna Mayor Michael Ludwig says a woman has died in hospital from her injuries. One person was killed at the scene. According to local media, 14 people are being treated at the hospital and at least five are in critical condition. The shooting happened near the city’s main Schweidenplatz Square. Police have appealed to people to stay away from the area and not use public transport.
Security forces are conducting a search operation in the area, and the government announced the closure of the school today. According to eyewitnesses, two armed men opened fire indiscriminately. One of the attackers was shot dead by police. According to police, the shooting took place near a synagogue. A search operation is underway in the area.
Austrian Chancellor Sebastian Cruz strongly condemned the Vienna attack and said the situation was under control. According to local media, the attack took place around 8 a.m. local time and the attackers were armed with rifles.
Many countries, including Pakistan, Britain, Germany, France and Turkey, have strongly condemned the Vienna shooting. UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has condemned the Vienna attack, and UN Secretary-General Antonio Guterres has expressed solidarity with the Austrian government. Pakistan’s Federal Minister for Human Rights Shireen Mazari has condemned the Vienna attack, saying the attacks in Vienna are reprehensible.
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