The Austrian capital Vienna was shaken by a terrorist attack on Monday evening. The or pass away perpetrator shot at guests of a restaurant in the city centre. At least four people were killed, one assassin was killed. It is not clear whether accomplices are still on the run. All developments on the terrorist attack in Vienna in the news ticker.
Nehammer speaks of further arrests
0815 Uhr: Minister of the Interior Karl Nehammer said in a TV interview on “oe24″: ” We expect another offender in the minute There were further house searches and also arrests.
For reasons of investigation Nehammer does not want to confirm the identity of the killed assassin. He spoke of a “serious terrorist attack”.
Terrorist attack: Fourth victim confirmed
0745 Uhr: According to the Austrian Minister of the Interior, another victim has died after the terrorist attack in Vienna. This means that a total of four passers-by were killed in the bloody attack on Monday evening – two men and two women, confirmed Interior Minister Karl Nehammer to the news agency APA on Tuesday morning. In addition, the perpetrator was shot dead by the police. During house searches “in the vicinity of the perpetrator”, several people were arrested, according to the Ministry of the Interior. The fourth victim is said to be a woman between 40 and 50 years of age. According to current information, 18 people were injured.
Public transport is back in Vienna’s city centre
0743 Uhr: Vienna’s city centre can now again be reached by public transport. The suspended underground lines U1, U2, U3 and U4 are now running again. For safety reasons, these lines did not stop temporarily in the inner city stations.
0643 Uhr: The inner city area of Vienna cannot be reached by public transport at the moment – the underground lines U1, U2, U3 and U4 are suspended, as well as some tram lines, because pass away danger situation has not yet been clarified.
Nehammer: “The terrorist was a sympathizer of the terrorist militia IS” – Three dead
0610 Uhr: Police president Gerhard Pürstl wants to “significantly increase the pressure to search the city” in order to restore the citizens’ sense of security.000 forces are deployed in Vienna, among others by the special unit COBRA, said the director general for public security, Franz Ruf.