Nehammer said all six locations in the attack were near the street housing the central synagogue. Credit: AP It was the first such militant attack in Vienna in a generation and the government pledged robust action. The Vienna ambulance service says that there have been fatalities in the attack in the Austrian capital late Monday. Police also said they had shot dead one of the attackers. European Council President Charles Michel tweeted support for Kurz and said, “Europe strongly condemns this cowardly act that violates life and our human values. VIENNA: Austria’s intelligence agencies missed several chances to spot the danger posed by a gunman who launched a deadly attack in Vienna in November, an official report said on Wednesday. … We stand with Austria @sebastiankurz — Charles Michel (@eucopresident) November 2, 2020 Vienna gun attack by Islamic State sympathizer shatters an evening of revelry Several gunmen armed with rifles carried out a coordinated attack in central Vienna Nov. 2, … NBC chief foreign correspondent Richard Engel reports for TODAY from London. There is no suggestion of a link to the Vienna attack, or even that the man planned to use the knife violently. I would like to thank all the emergency forces who are risking their lives for our safety, especially today," he said. My thoughts are with the victims and the people of #Vienna in the wake of tonight’s horrific attack. ... Today, local authorities said children should not attend school on Tuesday due to the current situation. My thoughts are with the victims and the people of #Vienna in the wake of tonight’s horrific attack.”. Fejzulai sent clips of the 2015 slaughter, which saw 12 journalists killed by two jihadis at the French magazine's office in Paris, before launching his own attack in Vienna, Austria. Austrian Interior Minister Karl Nehammer today confirmed Fejzulai acted alone after authorities said initially that it was unclear how many people had been involved in the attack. The attack was carried out in six locations across Vienna's city centre Four dead - two women and two men 22 injured - six are fighting for life and a police officer is in stable condition Vienna attack: 14 detained after shooting spree kills at least four. The attack on Monday came hours before the country entered a lockdown to combat the coronavirus, and many people had gathered outdoors in Vienna before it came into force. For an optimal experience visit our site on another browser. However, authorities are on alert following a string of attacks in France. Today’s shooting in Vienna is horrific and heartbreaking. Shortly before 1:00 p.m., a wreath was laid in the city center of Vienna by the Federal President, the government, the presidents of the National Council as well as club chairmen of … Five people have died in an attack in Vienna on Monday night, including two male civilians and two female, and one gunman who was killed by police. One suspect, armed with an assault rifle and wearing a fake suicide vest, was shot dead by police. IE 11 is not supported. Seven victims of the attack in Vienna are in a critical, life-threatening condition, Austrian news agency APA reported, citing a Health Association spokeswoman. Vienna shooting leaves 5 dead; witnesses post dramatic videos of attack Several people posted dramatic videos of what appeared to be the shooting and its aftermath. We condemn in the strongest terms possible this act of terrorism. "After tonight's horrific terrorist attack in Vienna, Austria, Jill and I are keeping the victims and their families in our prayers. It followed the revalation yesterday the evil jihadi sent videos of the Charlie Hebdo massacre to … At least one other attacker could still be at large, officials said. Vienna mayor Michael Ludwig told ORF 15 people were being treated in Vienna hospitals and seven were in a serious condition. Oskar Deutsch, the head of the Jewish community in Vienna, said that the shooting took place outside the city’s main synagogue but that it wasn’t clear whether the house of worship had been targeted.The synagogue was closed at the time, he tweeted. Jewish community leader Oskar Deutsch said on Twitter it was not clear whether the Vienna synagogue and adjoining offices had been the target and said they were closed at the time. "They were attacking the guests of bars and pubs. Vienna police confirmed there were six sites of attack — all in the city’s first district, within 10 minutes’ walk from each other — with multiple attackers. (Ynet) — Avi Mayer (@AviMayer) November 2, 2020 Police patrol the scene near a deadly shooting in Vienna. The Jewish community of Vienna has reportedly been instructed to stay indoors and remove kippot (skullcaps) and other Jewish items following an attack targeting a synagogue in the city. At least four people were killed and 15 others, including a police officer, wounded in an "apparent terrorist attack" near a synagogue in central Vienna on Monday, authorities said.. This would mark the beginning of a horrific, calculated terrorist attack on Vienna's people. ... Today, the Viennese people woke to a very different city. Authorities in Vienna urged people to avoid all open spaces and public transportation. A Palestinian McDonald’s manager and two Turkish-origin MMA-fighters risked their lives to save others amid the violence. A TERROR attack near a synagogue in Vienna has left four people dead and 15 injured. An Austrian of Afghan descent whose genetic material was allegedly found on the weapon that a jihadist used to kill four people in Vienna last month has been arrested, prosecutors said today. A woman wounded in the Attack in central Vienna on Monday night has died of her injuries, bringing the civilian death toll to two, Vienna Mayor Michael Ludwig told … Vienna attack: The Muslim heroes who saved lives. Videos circulated on social media showed a gunman running down a cobblestone street shooting and shouting. Vienna mayor Michael Ludwig told ORF that 15 people were being treated in Vienna hospitals, and that seven were in serious condition. — Donald J. Trump (@realDonaldTrump) November 3, 2020 Joe Biden also offered his condolences and said America stands united against "hate and violence". With a minute of silent remembrance, the victims of the attack in Vienna were remembered today. Vienna Community Rabbi Schlomo Hofmeister said he saw at least two gunmen shoot at least 100 rounds in front of the synagogue compound.