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Attack on Synagogue, Gunfire in Central Vienna – Reports
According to reports by Kronen Zeitung, several shots were fired at Schwedenplatz, near a synagogue. At least one policeman has reportedly been injured and is in mortal danger.
Seven people were reportedly killed in shooting in Vienna city centre, as reports say that the attacker blew himself up, while other criminals are suspected to be at large.
Citing Interior Ministry, Austria Press Agency (APA) said that at least one perpetrator was arrested and the possibility of the incident being a terror act is not ruled out.
Earlier, police of Vienna launched a “major operation” in the Austrian capital after shots were fired in the city centre, confirming that several people were injured.
The police also urged citizens to keep away from the area.